The News Literacy Project sponsors event on presidential debates at Georgetown University

Updates


The News Literacy Project is presenting a discussion of “Presidential Debates: Performance, Spin and the Press” at Georgetown University on Friday, Oct. 19 — three days after the second presidential debate and three days before the third and final one.

Panelists are Kathleen Parker, a columnist at The Washington Post; Al Hunt, Bloomberg News’ Washington editor; and Chuck Todd, political director and chief White House correspondent for NBC News. The discussion will be moderated by Robert Siegel, senior host of NPR’s All Things Considered.

The event will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Lohrfink Auditorium in the Hariri Building and will be livestreamed from Georgetown University’s website. The event is free but seating is extremely limited and will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis. To reserve a seat, please email jennifershorr@thenewsliteracyproject.org by Oct. 15.

The event is sponsored by Bloomberg, Qualcomm and The Washington Post.

More Updates

Washington Post’s Valerie Strauss showcases The Sift

Washington Post education reporter Valerie Strauss features content from The Sift®,  NLP’s free weekly newsletter for educators, in her blog throughout the school year. Lisa Marie Presley’s death, AI problems and more news literacy lessons (Jan. 25, 2023) News literacy lessons: ‘Shark Week,’ Stephen Curry video, toxic social media  (Dec, 17, 2022) Twitter chaos, LeBron James,…

NLP in the News

National NewsLitCamp®️: Trust and Credibility Agenda and Schedule

Friday, Jan. 27, 2023 9 A.M. – 6 P.M. EST NewsLitCamp: Trust and Credibility is a free, virtual event hosted by the News Literacy Project in partnership with NBCUniversal News Group! It is designed to help educators teach students to analyze news and information with a skeptical — not cynical — eye. The professional learning…

Updates

To keep our democracy strong, we need to restore trust in news media

Once trust is gone, it’s tough to regain. But it’s critical that we all work to restore it. That’s because public trust and a news media industry that does its job well go hand in hand in protecting our democracy. That’s why my organization, the News Literacy Project (along with The E.W. Scripps Company), is focusing on trust in newsrooms and news coverage during National News Literacy Week.

Updates