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Illinois radio show talks news literacy with NLP

The 21st, a production of Illinois Public Media, recently explored how to be news-literate in an age of misinformation. Erika Hobbs, NLP’s communications director and Chicago program manager, urged listeners to “think before you share.”

Hobbs explained how NLP works with educators and journalists to teach students the standards of quality journalism — and how students can use those standards to decide whether to trust, share and act on what they’re reading, watching and hearing. She also told host Niala Boodhoo how NLP is collaborating with Facebook to encourage adults to be more responsible news consumers and producers.