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Get the latest NIE news about the newspaper industry, educational trends, fund-raising ideas, free educational resources and upcoming events. It's free to subscribe to the News Media Literacy/NIE-News, an electronic newsletter emailed directly to you each month.

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To submit an article or idea, contact Education Services Director, Mary Miller at mmiller@nynpa.com.

For the latest NIE Resources explore the weblinks below:

About NIE | Contacts | Famous New Yorkers | Law Day | Summer Reading | Sunshine Week | Understanding News Media | Free NIE Materials


Monthly Specials
Going Green

Rule of Law

The resources include an eight-part series of features (English and Spanish), teaching guide with graphic organizers, and audio podcasts for middle/high school level students.

Additionally, there is a series of 6 very brief videos and three pages of graphic organizers in the teaching guide appropriate to introduce the rule of law to elementary students.

To view the videos, visit our YouTube Channel


Monthly Special Features
4 columns x 10" features highlighting different special events each month - new for October 2021 - Remembering the Pony Express

Plus these previous year's features (updated) for current use:

  • World Food Day - 10/16
  • Remembering the Raid on Harper's Ferry (an action that set in motion the U.S. Civil War)
  • Family History Month
  • National Hispanic History Month (Sept 15-Oct 15)
  • Fire Safety Month
  • National Bullying Prevention Month

Going Green: Newspapers as a Source for Greener Teaching 

This curriculum guide has 12 lessons designed to be starting points for implementation of instruction to expand students' knowledge of the use and abuse of the natural resources in the state of New York and elsewhere, and of efforts to meet the need for resource conservation and stewardship.

These lessons employ the daily newspaper's current and archival wealth as a source of information, investigation and source material for instruction.

Understanding News Media
A 10-part series of features and graphic organizers developed in partnership with Stony Brook University's Center for Media Literacy.

Read, Write, Speak, Listen, View and Learn
A guide with 10 mini-lessons that invites teachers or parents to work with different newspaper sections and adapt activities to students’ needs and interests.

More: About this Guide, fillable-form PDF version

News Media Literacy Presentations
Learn how to identify accurate sources, verify news content, and gain a deeper understanding of how news professionals gather and disseminate credible information, using print or electronic media and what it means to be a good digital citizen.
For more info or to schedule an event, contact us.

A 6-part series of features and cooresponding graphic organizers available to NYNPA members free. This link brings you the audio podcasts for each feature. Any NYNPA member newspaper wishing to run the series should contact Mary Miller to obtain PDF copies.

Contact Us
For more information about our Newspaper In Education Program and youth outreach, contact Mary Miller at mmiller@nynpa.com
or call 518-449-1667 ext 701

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Phone/Fax (518) 449-1667 - Toll-free: (800) 777-1667

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