The nonprofit stopped at the Cronkite School to share strategies ahead of the 2020 election.
Managing Director Kristy Roschke recently joined the board of NAMLE, an important resource to develop 21st-century literacies.
News Co/Lab Co-founder Dan Gillmor will outline a dynamic approach to media literacy at the National Educational Telecommunications Association Conference Jan. 28.
What’s slow news? It’s the notion that we should slow down before publishing information we can’t absolutely verify, and before believing what we’ve seen published.
Press release: Cronkite’s News Co/Lab using Facebook grant to boost media literacy ahead of 2020 elections
The new project will include educational videos with Arizona PBS, community events and a Massive Online Open Course.
Digital literacies, including media literacy, are essential skills across all disciplines in the 21st century. It’s time to make them part of every class curriculum.
Since young people find authenticity, fairness, diversity and inclusiveness “critically important,” incorporating these values into news coverage can help draw in this demographic.
In one introductory reporting class, college students are learning the importance of showing their work.
What do journalistic corrections — and policies on how they should work — have in common across the news craft? Not much, apart from a consensus that forthright, prompt corrections of errors are a hallmark of integrity.
There hasn’t been much research specifically on journalistic corrections in the digital age, but we do know this: Corrections are complicated and — in key ways — difficult.
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