Opportunities and Resources for Developing News Literacy Skills

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I’ll be posting a lot about media and news literacy in the coming months, but I wanted to share now some of the best resources I’ve encountered. The News Literacy Project, which is a wonderful resource in itself, produces a weekly newsletter called The Sift. Through it, the NLP, in their own words, “sort through recent rumors, hoaxes and other misinformation to bring you the best teachable moments in news literacy.” I’ve been receiving the newsletter for a couple of months, and every time I read it I learn something new and come up with several things I would love to raise in class if I were teaching a live American government course. Anyway, I highly recommend checking out the NLP and subscribing to The Sift. Here are some other great resources: