Join the libraries in celebrating National News Literacy Week, an annual event that underscores the vital role of news literacy in a democracy and provides audiences with the knowledge, tools and abilities to become more news-literate. It also aims to inspire news consumers, educators and students to practice news literacy and to strengthen trust in news media by reinforcing the role of credible journalism.
How you can participate:
- Visit our news literacy guide to learn about fake news, real news, and how to differentiate between the two
- Take a News Lit Quiz
- Attend a free virtual event offered by the News Literacy Project
- Recommended for faculty: Critical Reading to Identify Credible Evidence: A Conversation with Dr. Jeff Wilhelm
- Recommended for everyone: Your brain and misinformation: Why people believe lies and conspiracy theories
- See all events
- Check out news literacy tips on the libraries’ Facebook and Instagram stories.
- Stop by Sawyer and Schow to contribute to our whiteboard polls