NLP experts took to airwaves for National News Literacy Week 2022
The third annual National News Literacy Week, presented by the News Literacy Project and The E.W. Scripps Company, underscored the vital role of news literacy in a democracy and provided audiences with the knowledge, tools and abilities to become more news-literate. It also aimed to inspire news consumers, educators and students to practice news literacy and to strengthen trust in news media by reinforcing the role of credible journalism through the theme Stop the flood of misinformation… care before you share.
In order to spread the word, NLP experts took to the airwaves on Scripps stations nationwide. Below are a few of the highlights from NNLW 2022:
- NLP’s founder and CEO, Alan C. Miller, spoke with Scripps national correspondent, Ash-har Quraishi about why news literacy is an essential skill for everyone – watch here.
- ABC10 San Diego interviewed Peter Adams, senior vice president of education, and a local educator who is using NLP resources to better understand NLP’s work and how to find credible news sources.
- KJRH 2 News in Oklahoma interviewed Darragh Worland, vice president of creative services, to discuss sharing carefully on social media and how parents can speak with children about doing the same.
- 23ABC News in Bakersfield, California, spoke with John Silva, senior director of professional learning, to explore the ways that reverse image searches help stop the spread of misinformation. Full interview here.
- Ebonee Rice, senior vice president of NLP’s educator network, spoke with KGUN 9 in Tucson, Arizona, about how to have productive conversations with people who believe
- Shaelynn Farnsworth, director of educator network expansion, placed an opinion piece in the Honolulu Civil Beat: We Can Solve The Misinformation Crisis With News Literacy.
In addition to the above coverage, The 74 highlighted a new framework for teaching news literacy unveiled by NLP during NNLW, and both AdWeek and AdAge covered the phenomenal pro bono campaign for the week, courtesy of Saatchi & Saatchi.
To learn more about NNLW, visit: http://newsliteracyweek.org/.