Washington Post column on Mueller investigation, report features NLP

NLP in the News


The Washington Post’s education reporter Valerie Strauss discusses the work of NLP and features resources from The Sift®, our free weekly newsletter for educators, in her piece on how the report by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III has become a tool for teachers. The column ran July 24, 2019, the day Mueller testified before Congress about his investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential election and possible obstruction of justice by President Donald J. Trump.

 

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Free “What It Means To Be News Literate” Webinar

NLP is teaming up with Senior Planet to present a webinar titled “What It Means to be News Literate?” The event will serve as an introduction to news literacy for members of the Older Adults Technology Services’ organization and will give their members a better understanding of the basic concepts and skills needed to be…

National News Literacy Week

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edWeb Webinar: “Avoiding the Rabbit Hole: How to Recognize and Understand Conspiratorial Thinking”

In this virtual edWebinar on Jan. 27, join subject matter expert John Silva and Shaelynn Farnsworth of the News Literacy Project for a conversation about conspiracy theories. Register here for this free presentation at edWeb. Conspiracy theories are rampant on social media, particularly related to hyperpartisan political beliefs as well as the COVID-19 pandemic. More…

National News Literacy Week

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NLP offers new, urgently needed lesson on conspiratorial thinking

As recent events have demonstrated, false conspiracy theories online can fuel dangerous actions in real life.  In this context, NLP is introducing a new lesson to educate students and the public about how conspiratorial thinking develops and its effects. The comprehensive “Conspiratorial Thinking” lesson, included with NLP’s free Checkology® e-learning platform, seeks to help people…

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