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Using A Virtual Classroom To Determine News From Nonsense

September 4, 2018

Using A Virtual Classroom To Determine News From Nonsense

The founder and CEO of the News Literacy Project, Alan Miller, calls the epidemic of disinformation a public health crisis. In this edition of Update-1, Miller talks with Broadcast/Podcast Committee member Tom Young about helping young people tell the difference between news and nonsense. The News Literacy Project's programs include a virtual classroom called Checkology, where students can learn to distinguish between propaganda, outright falsehoods, and reliable journalism.

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