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

News consumers need to freshen up their news literacy skills

James Bowen January 26, 2020
The internet is an abyss of information which can serve as a helping hand for its younger users, but a Rubix cube for older ones.
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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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Carl Zimmer speaking at the Science and Skepticism Northeast Conference back in 2011. Zimmer  TERRY ROBINSON/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS VIA CC BY SA 2.0

Columnist Carl Zimmer discusses how fake news hurts scientists

Katherine Hoey October 22, 2017
He discussed the power of fake news in affecting the credibility of the science community — especially in regard to climate change.
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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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Ken Auletta Visits SBU: “Journalism is a kind of seduction”

Takeia Beard March 20, 2011

He is most well-known for his column in the New Yorker Magazine, “Annals of Communications.” He has worked as a political reporter for the New York post, written eleven books and numerous biographies....

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