This Week in Nope features board member Walt Mossberg

NLP in the News


“There is hope for your children to be critical thinkers and not merely test-takers,” says NLP board member Walt Mossberg during the “yup” part of This Week in Nope, a podcast that offers a droll review of the week’s news. Hosts Rachel Dodes and Brian Hecht asked Mossberg, the former executive editor of Recode, to appear on this week’s show because they, too, are big supporters of news literacy.

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