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News Literacy Project publishes new videos useful for teachers

April 15, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oYofcLIAmoM The News Literacy Project regularly updates a portion of their website titled the Learn Channel, which is filled with video lessons and talks from professional journalists on...

Teaching news literacy to students important in the digital era

March 13, 2014

The News Literacy Project posted a piece titled “News Literacy: Critical Thinking Skills for the 21st Century,” which touches on the importance of teaching news literacy to students of the digital era. Students, according t...

Video explores importance of transparency and credibility

March 3, 2014

Alicia Shepard, former NPR ombudsman, recently discussed journalism transparency and credibility for the News Literacy Project. The independent journalist used the fallout from “60 Minutes’” mishandling of a Benghazi-related s...

A Q&A with the experts

January 30, 2014

News and media literacy aren’t the easiest of topics to wrap your head around. To help you ease your way into the field, we’ve asked the experts some questions that might make the topic a bit simpler to grasp. We also wish...

New video gives tips for evaluating a report’s credibility

January 23, 2014

The News Literacy Project has posted a new video lesson on its Learn Channel, "A Consumer's Guide to Sourcing in News Reports." In this lesson, Paul Saltzman, assistant managing editor for projects at the Chicago Sun-Times, d...

Valuable resources available on The News Literacy Project’s new site

November 5, 2013

The News Literacy Project, a national nonprofit organization that helps educators teach young people how to evaluate information in the digital age, has just launched a new website with valuable resources that are open to the...