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Columbia Journalism Review

Ben Adler
 
In the fall of 2011, the start of its third academic year of existence, the News Literacy Project created a “digital unit.” It was the first of its kind; NLP and the other major news literacy program, the Center for News Literacy at Stony Brook University, were created to teach high schoolers students and college students, respectively, how to navigate the dizzying, often suspect streams of information available online. But they only delivered these lessons the old-fashioned, labor-intensive, analog way: in person. If you lived in Kentucky, you were out of luck.
 
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