Peter Adams talks about teaching news literacy online

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The launch of the News Literacy Project’s Checkology® virtual classroom was “fortuitously timed,” Elia Power of MediaShift writes in a Q&A with Peter Adams, NLP’s senior vice president for educational programs. The two discussed the use of e-learning methods to teach news literacy.

 

 

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