News Literacy

Learning to appreciate and analyze the news media and participate actively as a citizen are vital dimensions of media literacy education. Watch the video about our groundbreaking conference, "Rebooting the News: Reconsidering an Agenda for American Civic Education."

Events

JOIN US FOR A DISCUSSION! We are talking online on Wednesday, March 1, discussing what we are learning as we teach about the "fake news" topic. Join us for this online video chat!

Teaching Resources

A crowdsourced gallery and curriculum explores the many new forms of propaganda we encounter online

Finally, the comprehensive three-volumeĀ curriculum created by Renee Hobbs and the Discovery Channel for the Maryland State Department of Education is available online.

Digital and media literacy with urban elementary students

Available for purchase, the media literacy smartphone helps students learn to ask questions about what they read, see, watch and listen to.

"Create to Learn" by using free or low-cost digital tools for making podcasts, blogs, videos, gifs, infographics and more

This book introduces educators to the practice and theory of digital and media literacy education in secondary schools.

Our annual professional development program for K-12 and college faculty, librarians and media professionals

Research and Scholarship