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The Student News Site of Stony Brook University

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The Student News Site of Stony Brook University

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The Center for News Literacy office, located on fourth floor of the Frank Melville Memorial Library. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

SBU School of Journalism spreads news literacy curriculum

Jocelyn Cruz December 8, 2019
Stony Brook University’s curriculum from the Center for News Literacy is spreading to other schools and universities across the globe.
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Baquet answers questions from Howard Schneider, the dean of the School of Journalism, at Thursdays My Life As... event. SKYLER GILBERT/THE STATESMAN

Uncertainty in School of Journalism as dean nears end of tenure

Mike Adams December 12, 2018
After founding and leading the School of Journalism for 12 years, the 72-year-old announced that this semester would be his last as dean in a Sept. 26 email sent out to the school’s 221 students.
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Center for News Literacy Assistant Director Jonathan Anzalone teaches a news literacy class to Stony Brook University students. ANNA CORREA/THE STATESMAN

News literacy matters

Andrew Goldstein February 26, 2017
The Center for News Literacy, and other organizations like it, are teaching essential skills for our age of information and misinformation.
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Center for News Literacy Assistant Director Jonathan Anzalone teaches a news literacy class to Stony Brook University students. ANNA CORREA/THE STATESMAN

News Literacy program shows students how to spot fake news

Anna Correa February 19, 2017
The Center for News Literacy at Stony Brook teaches students to critically analyze the news and determine whether or not it is reliable.
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Cuomo is looking too mandate experiential learning, like internships and research, in order for students to graduate. Over 60 SUNY institutions would be affected by this plan. 
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Cuomo pushes for experiential learning as graduation requirement

Daniel Moloney February 20, 2015
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pushing for experiential learning as a new graduation requirement for all SUNY students in his proposed SUNY budget for next year.
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“My Life As” series sheds light on Juárez massacres

Joe Malone March 4, 2014
Juárez, Mexico was the most dangerous city in the world from 2008 to 2010. Masked gunmen murdered anywhere from four to eight men, women and children on any given day in an area about the size of Brooklyn.
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News literacy resources on the way

Chelsea Katz April 9, 2012
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation awarded a $285,000 grant to the School of Journalism's Center for News Literacy to continue spreading its message across the country.
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