News Literacy Workshop: Step-by-Step Strategies for Educating Your Students: 4-Part Workshop
Rave Review of Vanessa Otero’s Webinars: “I’ve been in journalism and communications as well as teaching for some years and have never encountered such an excellent teaching resource and workshop delivery. Excellent in every way.”—Rita E. Creane, Writer-Educator
There are many “unprecedented” things about the world today, and teaching news literacy in our current information environment is certainly one of them. Join us as we present a special four-part workshop with expert Vanessa Otero, CEO of Ad Fontes Media. These informative, interactive sessions will provide crucial skills and strategies for developing proficiency and confidence evaluating any piece of information. Accompanying blog articles will reinforce and elaborate on the material covered in each session.
This exclusive 4-Part Workshop includes these engaging sessions:
- How to Evaluate Any News Content for Reliability and Bias
- Strategies for Discussing Difficult Political Topics
- Evaluating Conspiracy Theories and Meme-Based Misinformation
- Strategies for Incorporating News Literacy into Any Curriculum and Being Confident in Evaluating News Content from Any Source
ABOUT VANESSA OTERO
Vanessa Otero, CEO of Ad Fontes Media
Vanessa Otero is the creator of the Media Bias Chart®, the viral image that prompted many lively discussions around the Internet about where people get their news. She is the CEO of Ad Fontes Media, the company she founded in 2018 to fulfill the need revealed by the popularity of the Chart—the need for an easy-to-understand, reliable news rating system. Vanessa is a native of San Diego, CA, and currently resides in Westminster, CO. She has a B.A. in English from UCLA and a J.D. from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, and is a practicing patent attorney. As the founder of Ad Fontes Media, she seeks to impact the way consumers, educators, and organizations deal with today’s complex media landscape.