NLP defines news literacy for Encyclopedia Britannica entry 

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In a recent update to Encyclopedia Britannica, Pamela Brunskill, the News Literacy Project’s senior director of education, broke down the meaning of news literacy. She detailed how to assess different types of information, understand the First Amendment, detect misinformation and practice civic responsibility.

“News literacy teaches people how to think critically about timely issues and sources of information, not what to think,” Brunskill wrote. “It helps foster healthy skepticism while avoiding cynical distrust of all news and information.”

Read the full entry here.

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