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Blavity commentary: Misinformation harming black communities

In a Feb. 2 commentary for the multi-cultural news site Blavity, Ebonee Rice, vice president of NLP’s educator network, discusses how misinformation targets minorities. In Misinformation Is Harming Our Black Communities. We Must Become News-Literate To Stop It. – Blavity, she writes: “Last year, America confronted its legacy of racial injustice and endured the most…

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Enrique Acevedo headshot and The Washington Post logo

NewsLit Week | Enrique Acevedo: Urge un consumo responsable de información entre la comunidad latinx
 en Estados Unidos

Enrique Acevedo es periodista en Estados Unidos. Es el primer corresponsal latino en la historia del programa ’60 Minutes’ y miembro del consejo directivo de The News Literacy Project. Unas semanas antes de la elección presidencial de noviembre pasado aquí en Estados Unidos, comenzaron a circular mensajes con información falsa en Facebook y WhatsApp sobre…

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NewsLit Week | Editorial makes the case for news literacy

The Jan. 27 editorial in the Hutchinson Leader of Minnesota, This National News Literacy Week, pledge to be a more discerning consumer of media, makes the case for news literacy and offers readers advice on how to become more news-literate. The editors write: “Do you know how to read the news? “We don’t just mean…

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Worland: Recent events underscore urgent need for news literacy

Darragh Worland lays out the urgent need for news literacy education to readers of The San Francisco Chronicle in the Jan. 27 piece We need news literacy education in our schools — now! (Please note: Article is behind a paywall.) She opens the piece by noting the role of conspiracy theories and misinformation in the…

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NewsLit Week | Advice for all news consumers

The Long Beach Post helps spread the word about National News Literacy Week in the Jan. 25 piece It’s News Literacy Week. Here’s 5 ways you can be a better news consumer. The article offers readers simple and actionable tips for becoming more news-literate, quotes NLP founder and CEO Alan C. Miller and advises the…

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Column in Cleveland Plain Dealer touts NLP’s work

Ken Wood, a former journalist and director of communications for Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Ohio, writes about the importance of NLP’s work in the Cleveland Plain Dealer on Dec. 20. In Empower yourself to stop the spread of false information, he tells of learning about NLP after meeting Director of Communications Carol McCarthy…

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Alan Miller on CSPAN

Miller discusses media, partisan divide on ‘Washington Journal’

On C-SPAN’s “Washington Journal” today, NLP founder and CEO Alan C. Miller called on the public, the nation’s education system and news media outlets to step up and help combat the virulent spread of misinformation threatening American democracy. John McArdle, host of the call-in show, spoke with Miller about his recent commentary on how misinformation…

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Alan Miller

NLP founder named a Washingtonian of the Year

Every year, Washingtonian magazine chooses a handful of local residents “who give their time and talents to make this a better place” and names them “Washingtonians of the Year.” NLP is proud to announce that Alan C. Miller, our founder and CEO, is a 2020 Washingtonian of the Year honoree. Below is an excerpt from…

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