Student of the year winner interviewed by her alma mater, FGCU

NLP in the News

Kris Locker, recipient of NLP’s 2020 Gwen Ifill Student of the Year Award is featured in an article for Florida Gulf Coast University’s news site on Aug. 14. In the piece Journalism grad with knack for news literacy earns national award Locker describes the satisfaction applying what she learned in a news literacy class and teaching it to incoming students. “It was fascinating to see freshmen grow from what they thought about news to how they see it now,” she tells her alma mater. “I believe it is important to be open to having a conversation with someone who might think differently from you and be able to sit there together to find the facts about the topic.”

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