Part One: Strategies students need to determine fact from fiction
We talked with experts to hear their opinions on the best ways for students to determine fact from fiction. Watch below.
Part Two: A look into current events and how teachers can strategically approach these issues
We talked with experts to hear their opinions on the best ways to discuss controversial topics in the classroom.
Part Three: Defending democracy
Experts discussed election integrity, what students should know about this coming election season and more.
State and local news organizations
(Note: This is not an exhaustive list or an endorsement. It’s just intended to get you started. Ideally, you and your students will develop your own lists!)
- The Colorado Sun
- The Denver Post
- Colorado Politics
- Colorado Springs Gazette
- Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
- Aspen Times
- Aurora Sentinel
- Durango Herald
- Fort Collins Coloradoan
- Ouray County Plaindealer
- Pueblo Chieftain
- Complete Colorado
- Colorado Community Media’s 24 community newspapers
- Boulder Daily Camera
- Colorado Public Radio
- Rocky Mountain PBS
- Steamboat Pilot & Today
- Vail Daily
- KUNC and other public radio stations
- National and international:
- New York Times
- Washington Post
- Wall Street Journal
- Los Angeles Times
- Kyiv Independent
- CNN, MSNBC, Fox News
- The Economist
- The Atlantic
- Website: http://newslit.org
- NewsLitNation educator platform
- How to speak up without starting a showdown
- Quiz: Should you share it?
- Seven standards of quality journalism
Today’s news landscape is fraught with several types of misinformation; sometimes it’s hard to know what information to trust. This infographic and quiz accompaniment developed by the news literacy experts at NLP will help you to identify the validity of the news you consume.
NLP partnered with disinformation research expert Cindy Otis to bring you eight tips that can help you improve your search results and zero in on what you’re looking for more quickly.
Learn how to distinguish between five common types of misinformation.
This infographic is designed to help you get your bearings in the misinformation landscape. Why do people share misinformation? What is the difference between misinformation and disinformation? What are some of the different types of misinformation people regularly encounter online? What are some “red flag” phrases and other signs of dubious content that can help people recognize when to remain skeptical and proceed with caution.
Some fact-checking organizations
- Truth or Fiction
- Africa Check
- Full Fact UK
- AFP Fact Check
- Lead Stories fact checker