NLP CEO appears on Facebook Live to announce new partnership

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Alan C. Miller, NLP’s president and CEO, joined Jeff Jarvis, a professor at CUNY’s Graduate School of Journalism; Campbell Brown, Facebook’s head of news partnerships; and John Borthwick, CEO of Betaworks, on Facebook Live on Monday to announce the launch of the News Integrity Initiative. Funded by tech industry leaders, academic institutions, nonprofits and other organizations, the Initiative includes 19 participants from around the world, all working to advance news literacy and improve trust in journalism. NLP is the only participant that focuses solely on news literacy.

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New Jersey station highlights classroom using NLP resources

A recent NJ Spotlight News segment featured a middle school class at Princeton Montessori School in New Jersey, where News Literacy Project Ambassador Aish Sami uses free educator resources from NLP to teach a media literacy course. “My hope and dreams for the students when they walk out of the classroom is that they feel…

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Webinar: Introducing Camp Fact-Check

This free webinar for educators, presented by the News Literacy Project, explores virtual lessons and other resources that can be used to teach students fact-checking skills over the summer.