Years before presidential tweet storms or Macedonian internet rumor mongers, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Alan Miller saw a need to help kids navigate the tsunami of information on their computer screens. His News Literacy Project helps young people across the country and around the world distinguish truth from fiction. “We were the antidote to fake news long before anybody coined that term,” he says. (more…)
They emerged into the night for what was to be a peaceful protest. But what would happen on this night would recall France’s darkest days under Nazi occupation in World War II. Even worse, it would be forgotten.
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Two years ago, Carolyn Mattingly was murdered in her Potomac home. Soon after, her husband, Richard, quit his job as a nonprofit executive and dedicated his life to making something good come out of the tragedy.
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In February 2015, listeners to NPR’s Jazz Night in America got a taste of something Washington, DC, jazz lovers have enjoyed for years: the innovative sound of trombonist Reginald Cyntje. What unfolded was magic.
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A new think tank finds the “democratization of terrorist recruitment” on social media is helping to create an increasingly diverse picture of Islamic-inspired extremism. (more…)