Op-ed: Media literacy should be part of the core curriculum

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The News Literacy Project got a shout-out in a Philadelphia Inquirer op-ed by Larry Atkins, a journalism professor at Temple University and Arcadia University. One way to fight fake news, he writes, is including media literacy as a mandatory part of every child’s educational experience.

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Students need to learn news literacy skills so they can navigate our complicated information landscape and avoid misinformation, said Ebonee Otoo, NLP’s senior vice president of educator engagement, in a recent interview with L.A. NPR station KCRW.  California recently joined a growing number of states requiring media literacy instruction in schools. Otoo explained what the…

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