Media Literacy

We’re a big part of the fix for ‘junk news’

Individual consumers bear just as much responsibility as social media companies in the fight against junk news.
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Newseum and AAUW Partner on Media Literacy Education Initiatives

NewseumED and American Association of University Women

Free online resources developed by NewseumED and AAUW provide timely guidance on identifying and avoiding junk news.
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Newseum Celebrates Media Literacy Week

NewseumED-Facebook partnership

As revelations unfold daily about the destructive impact of fake news, the Newseum emerges as a leading provider of media literacy education.
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NewseumED.org Endorsed by National Council for the Social Studies

National Council for the Social Studies

The website helps students understand the historical underpinnings of today’s issues, sharpen their analytical skills, and make informed decisions in a diverse and demanding world.
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Newseum Partners With Facebook on Media Literacy Initiative

NewseumED-Facebook partnership

The partnership will allow the Newseum to reach an even wider audience with its resources on fighting fake news and misinformation.
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Newseum Launches All-New Online Educational Platform

NewseumED

NewseumED provides free programs, primary sources and standards-aligned resources for students and educators in grades three through college and adult learners.
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9/11 From the Front Page to the History Books

As the anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks approach, NewseumED offers educators some resources to guide classroom discussion.
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Guest Blog: Using Newspapers in the Classroom

Andy Cunningham, a middle school teacher in State College, Pa., shares his lesson plan on using newspapers to learn about the world and community.
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Participate Virtually in “Primarily Digital” Teacher Institutes

Summer Teacher Institute

You’re invited to participate virtually in two teacher institutes on media literacy being held in July at the Newseum.
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Use “War of the Worlds” to Teach Media Literacy

Orson Welles

This classroom activity features the classic 1938 “War of the Worlds” radio broadcast, which will help your students focus on their role as media consumers – and perhaps even get them into the Halloween spirit!
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