Times Tech Fix column features NLP lesson

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This Media Literacy Week activity created by NLP’s Peter Adams pushes students to ask such questions as, “Am I sure enough about this that I should share it?” “If everybody did that, we’d see a dramatic reduction of misinformation online,” Adams says

It was included in the The New York Times Oct. 26 Tech Fix column, Lesson of the Day: ‘How to Deal With a Crisis of Misinformation.’

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NLP in the News