News Highlights


Students need lessons to identify fake news, journalism dean says
(Feburary 19, 2018)

Howard Schneider, dean of Stony Brook University's School of Journalism, gives a presentation on SBU's news literacy course at a state Board of Regents conference.


GLT's Sound Ideas
Illinois Teachers Get Lesson in News Literacy
(December 14, 2017)

Michael Spikes, CNL's director for Digital Resources and Illinois Programming speaks with WGLT's Colleen Reynolds about training teachers in the discipline of News Literacy.

WSHU Public Radio

"Interview: Professor Richard Hornik On Stony Brook’s Global News Literacy Conference"
(April 18, 2017)

CNL's Director for Overseas Partnerships Richard Hornik speaks with All Sides on the topic of fake news.

BYU Radio

Matt Townsend Show
Digital Literacy, Crunch Time, Helping Kids Feel Loved

(March 9, 2017)

Dr. Jonathan Anzalone, assistant director of CNL, speaks with BYU Radio's Matthew Townsend about the development of our News Literacy MOOC.

Channel One News

How to Spot Fake News
(March 7, 2017)


Reporters from Channel One News profile the News Literacy course being taught at Stony Brook University. 

The New York Times

In an Era of Fake News, Teaching Students to Parse Fact From Fiction
(March 20, 2017)

NYTimes Reporter James Barron profiles a News Literacy class at Brooklyn Middle School based on Stony Brook's curriculum. 

Moyers & Company /

Making Sense of the News: A Series
What Is News?
(February 6, 2017)

CNL's Michael Spikes begin a series in the popular blog on News Literacy through defining what "news" really is and figuring out if the source is reliable.

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