Looking for information on news literacy? Need curriculum or teaching ideas? Check out these resources:
Why News Matters
A new grantmaking program designed to enhance news literacy skills and programs in Chicago will invest as much as six million dollars in the next three years >>
The News Literacy Project
An educational program that gives instructors the resources they need to incorporate news literacy into their programs by providing reference materials, expert guest speakers and instructor coaching. >>
Stony Brook University
News literacy curriculum and teaching resources available to educators. >>
The Newseum is beta testing a digital classroom that contains video resources and lesson plans for news literacy.
An online platform that provides credibility rating tools for digital news. The site also has a classroom news group feature for teachers to discuss and share news.
Prof. Geanne Rosenberg of Baruch College directed the November 2010 Inaugural High School news literacy summit for New York City high school students, educators and observers from journalism and youth media institutions. Check out the News Literacy Learning Goals that came out of the convening.