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Valerie Strauss, author of The Washington Post’s education blog, Answer Sheet, is featuring items from NLP’s weekly newsletter for educators through the end of the school year. These columns are linked below:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2020/05/19/how-qanon-conspiracy-theory-became-an-acceptable-option-marketplace-ideas-more-lessons-fake-news/ (May 19, 2020)

https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2020/05/12/covid-19-conspiracy-video-goes-viral-flamingos-venice-other-lessons-fake-news/(May 12, 2020)

https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2020/05/05/seen-photos-people-ignoring-social-distancing-rules-why-some-are-misleading-plus-primer-spotting-fake-news/ (May 5, 2020)

https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2020/04/28/three-doctored-covid-19-protest-photos-other-lessons-fake-news/ (April 28, 2020)

https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2020/04/21/no-bill-gates-did-not-engineer-covid-19-pandemic-other-lessons-fake-news/ (April 21, 2020)

https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2020/04/15/no-microwaving-masks-doesnt-sanitize-them-more-lessons-whats-real-fake-covid-19-news/ (April 15, 2020)

https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2020/04/09/no-coronavirus-is-not-false-flag-event-or-linked-5g-cell-towers-that-more-news-literacy-lessons/ (April 9, 2020)

https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2020/04/01/no-coronvirus-doesnt-live-surfaces-17-days-no-queen-elizabeth-didnt-test-positive-that-more-news-literacy-lessons/ (April 1, 2020)

https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2020/03/25/news-literacy-lessons-wrong-ways-people-believe-covid-19-began/ (March 25, 2020)

https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2020/03/19/five-tips-students-coronavirus-pandemic-news-literacy-lessons/ (March 19, 2020)

https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2020/03/11/coronavirus-spreads-so-does-misinformation-news-literacy-lesson/ (March 11, 2020)

https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2020/03/03/news-literacy-lessons-student-finds-flaw-twitters-candidate-verification-teens-turn-tiktok-politics/ (March 3, 2020)

https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2020/02/25/news-literacy-lessons-bloomberg-tests-social-media-rules-plus-chinas-censorship-virus-outbreak/ (Feb. 25, 2020)

https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2020/02/14/news-literacy-lessons-have-you-stopped-talking-people-because-their-political-views/  (Feb. 14, 2020)

https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2020/02/05/news-literacy-lessons-how-pandemic-misinformation-about-coronavirus-has-far-outpaced-diseases-spread/ (Feb. 5, 2020)

https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2020/01/28/news-literacy-lessons-how-damaging-fake-news-is-spreading-about-chinas-virus-outbreak/ (Jan. 28, 2020)

https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2020/01/15/news-literacy-lessons-why-piece-about-facebook-teen-vogue-sparked-confusion/ (Jan. 15, 2020)

https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2020/01/07/news-literacy-lessons-how-satirical-story-about-democrats-qasem-soleimani-was-spread-fact-plus-doctored-video-joe-biden/ (Jan. 7, 2020)

“News literacy lessons: Clint Eastwood’s ‘Richard Jewell’ film and Greta Thunberg” (Dec. 18, 2019)

“News literacy lessons: Manipulating social media and letters to soldiers” (Dec. 10, 2019)

“News literacy lessons: Measles vaccine misinformation, and getting banned on TikTok” (Dec. 3, 2019)

“News literacy lessons: Students show ‘troubling’ lack of information skills — plus a Sacha Baron Cohen speech” (Nov. 26, 2019)

“Fighting the misinformation pandemic: Here’s help teaching students to distinguish real news from what’s fake” (Nov. 19, 2019)

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