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Washington Post and CNN feature Miller’s Medium essay

Answer Sheet, The Washington Post’s education blog, reprinted an essay written by NLP founder and CEO Alan C. Miller and published earlier this week on NLP’s Medium page. Miller’s essay, “Stop the Misinformation Virus: Don’t Be a Carrier,” discusses the importance of news literacy education. “The ability to distinguish fact from fiction is as important…

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Boulder Weekly speaks with Miller about Colorado media literacy bill

Boulder Weekly, a news outlet in Boulder, Colorado, interviewed NLP’s Alan C. Miller about the need for news literacy. The Colorado legislature is considering a bill that would require media literacy education in schools. “We need to teach students to think like journalists,” Miller said, and “the educators need to be informed to inform their…

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No fooling: Connecticut students flag falsehoods, embrace evidence

Rumormongers and perpetrators of hoaxes online work hard to deceive people, but they are no match for the journalism students at The Morgan School, a public high school in Clinton, Connecticut. Their teacher, Leslie Chausse, uses the News Literacy Project’s Checkology® virtual classroom to develop their critical-thinking skills and hone their journalism chops. “There is so…

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Miller describes NLP’s fight for facts on The Open Mind

NLP founder and CEO Alan C. Miller discussed NLP’s mission — ensuring that young people learn the news literacy skills needed to navigate today’s challenging information landscape — during an in-depth interview on the PBS public affairs program The Open Mind. Watch “Alan Miller: You’re Not Entitled to Your Own Facts” here.

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Apple announces support for NLP’s news literacy education programs

I am extremely pleased to share some exciting news: Apple announced today that it has selected the News Literacy Project to play a central role in a new initiative supporting leading nonprofit organizations that provide nonpartisan news literacy programs in the United States and in Italy. Apple’s investment in our work represents the largest corporate…

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International Women’s Day: Celebrating Nellie Bly

Today, on International Women’s Day, we honor a pioneer in investigative journalism: Nellie Bly. Born Elizabeth Jane Cochran in western Pennsylvania in 1864, Bly began her newspaper career when she was only 20, covering women’s rights, child labor, dangerous conditions for factory workers and social justice reform for the Pittsburgh Dispatch. But when her articles…

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On the front lines of news literacy

Judy Bryson, the library media teacher at W.A. Carter High School in the Rialto (California) Unified School District, believes that news literacy skills are critical to student success — inside and outside the classroom.

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