NLP Brochure 2020 - Manual / Resource - Page 5
National News Literacy Week
In January 2020, we launched the first National News Literacy Week in
partnership with The E.W. Scripps Company. This annual event seeks to
underscore the vital role of news literacy in a democracy and provides
audiences with the knowledge and tools to become more news-literate.
We have customized a version of Checkology for the public.
Modeled on The Sift newsletter for educators, Get Smart
About News is our free newsletter designed for the general
public. It explores timely examples of misinformation,
addresses media and press freedom topics and discusses
social media trends and issues.
Informable®, our free mobile app,
helps people of all ages practice four
distinct news literacy skills using realworld examples in a game-like format.
Is that a fact?, our new podcast,
builds and improves listeners’ news
literacy skills through informative
conversations with experts working to
The For Everyone section of our
website offers free tools, tips,
quizzes and shareable graphics for
strengthening news literacy skills.
Free webinars help the public apply news literacy skills to
current events, such as the COVID-19 pandemic.
Staff members are available for keynotes, speeches and
presentations tailored to audience needs.
We recognize that the demand for news literacy education
is global. While we are primarily committed to meeting
this challenge in the United States, we are also working
to confront the issue internationally. Our targeted efforts
Sharing free resources, such as Give Facts a
Fighting Chance: A Global Playbook for Teaching
News Literacy, a comprehensive guide available to
organizations around the world to develop and expand
news literacy programs.
Speaking at gatherings seeking solutions to the
Consulting or partnering with like-minded
organizations combating the misinformation
challenge in their countries.
Licensing and assisting in the adaptation of digital
assets in local markets.