Since last year, the digital resource center (drc), an online site that is part of the center for news literacy at stony brook university in new york, has seen a 300% increase in visitors registered users have doubled at the news literacy project in chicago, leaders launched a series of online. Introductory news literacy adapted from high five 2012: the integrated language arts and journalism curriculum for middle school students an educational resource from the. The american bar association division for public education has developed lesson plans and compiled resources to help middle school and high school educators incorporate news literacy within the social studies classroom these lessons are aligned with the common core and the c3 framework for the. Why news literacy in recent years fake and misleading news has become prevalent it is perhaps unsurprising that.
A new literacy for civil society in the 21st century by richard hornik stony brook university news literacy, a curriculum developed at stony brook university in new york over the past eight years, is designed to help students develop the critical thinking skills needed to judge the reliability and credibility of information. Introduction to news literacy structured engagement with current and controversial issues. News literacy: global perspectives for the newsroom and the classroom (mass communication and journalism) [paul mihailidis] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers news literacy gathers leading scholars, educators, and media makers to explore new approaches to thinking about. Bob baker, a beloved former reporter and editor at the los angeles times and an early friend of the news literacy project, died friday he was 67.
The news literacy project (nlp) is a nonpartisan national education nonprofit that works with educators and journalists to teach middle school and high school students how to sort fact from fiction in the digital age. Stony brook university school of journalism today announced that the john d and catherine t macarthur foundation has awarded a $285,000 grant to the center for news literacy to fund the creation and delivery of digital materials demanded by the rapid spread of news literacy courses.
The news literacy project 73k likes how to know what to believe. Media literacy resources for parents: get tips for talking to kids about fake news, finding reliable resources, thinking critically about advertising, and more. News media literacy refers to the knowledge and motivations needed to identify and engage with journalism this study measured levels of news media literacy among 500 teenagers using a new scale measure based on potter’s model of media literacy and adapted to news media specifically. Dean miller named director of the center for news literacy dean miller was named director of the center for news literacy on august 25, 2009.
What is “fake” news and what does news literacy mean a new library guide from penn state university libraries explains the terms and their significance and offers a collection of the libraries’ news resources and credible sources in support of critical thinking skills. News literacy: teaching the internet generation to make reliable information choices james klurfeld and howard schneider o n the morning of april 1, 2009, five-year-old edgar hernandez, a lively, kin. Join our community find and connect with other teachers that are currently using news literacy in their own classrooms join our forum and gain access to.
As news consumption moves to mobile one and publishers lose control of distribution, two business models have to evolve with changes in the larger ecosystem three wise media companies are focusing more on products, four exploring how to personalize the flow of information, five and engineering a smarter newsroom workflow. Solano county literacy program leaders, noting an informed citizenry is vital for a healthy and thriving community, seek volunteers to help as tutorsmore than 60,000 adults in solano county are functionally illiterate, meaning that the reading. This news literacy mini-course is designed to be a short course that introduces students who are not enrolled in the school of journalism's news literacy course (jrn 101 or 103) to some of the main concepts of news literacy.
The news literacy program designed for middle schoolers at is 303 herbert s eisenberg in brooklyn was launched years before the fake news. Newsela is an instructional content platform that supercharges reading engagement and learning in every subject. Today's reading news elementary in west philadelphia to show off one of the modernized classrooms that they hope will boost early-childhood literacy. Guest blogger peter adams of the news literacy project suggests three methods for teaching critical thinking skills and smart media consumption habits to a generation growing up in a climate of information overload. In a time when the president calls some news media, including the new york times and abc news, the enemy of the american people, universities are trying to help students figure out which news sources they can rely on umass amherst offers a class called news literacy, a subject faculty and. “news literacy is the acquisition of 21st-century, critical-thinking skills for analyzing and judging the reliability of news and information, differentiating among facts, opinions and assertions in the media we consume, create and distribute.
What's fake news what's real attend to learn how to avoid fake news, tell your story and bridge art with activism through interactive presentations from the incline's mj slaby, as well as queer pgh, new pittsburgh courier, 1hood media, publicsource and pittsburgh post-gazette. Science model news literacy curriculum powerpoints grades 9-10 water in the united states grades 11-12 know your news social studies model news literacy. Subscribe to one or both: the nlp newsletter or the sift, an educator’s guide to the week in news literacy. Fake news: improved critical literacy skills are key to telling fact from fiction jonathan douglas false information can be found online and shared in an instant. A black entrepreneur is aiming to make banking fair and accessible for communities of color through the creation of an app, cnn reported sheena allen, 29, has launched an online banking platform called capway as an avenue to help underserved communities learn more about the importance of financial literacy, the news outlet writes. Content tagged with news literacy mediashift is the premier destination for insight and analysis at the intersection of media and technology. Literacy news find breaking news, commentary, and archival information about literacy from the tribunedigital-chicagotribune.