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The News Literacy Project (NLP) is a nonpartisan national education nonprofit that works with educators and journalists to teach middle school and high school students how to sort fact from fiction in the digital age.
News Literacy is a curriculum developed at Stony Brook University in New York over the past decade. It is designed to help students develop critical thinking skills in order to judge the reliability and credibility of information.
The Sunlight Foundation is a national, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that uses civic technology, open data, policy analysis and journalism to make our government and politics more accountable and transparent to all.
The purpose of the Fact Checker website, and an accompanying column in the Sunday print edition of The Washington Post, is to “truth squad” the statements of political figures regarding issues of great importance, be they national, international or local.