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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
Citizens Together

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 January 2022 - International Holocaust Remembrance Day - 1/27

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

  • Opening of Ellis Island 1/1/1892
  • Anniversary of Wikipedia 1/15
  • Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday – Celebrated on January 17, 2022
  • Anniversary of the Paris Peace Conference (Ending World War I) - 1/18

Creating a Classroom Newspaper - a teachers' guide designed for five days of instruction that allows your class to practice, prepare and create its own newspaper. The lessons include: Planning the Newspaper, Writing News Stories, Writing Feature Stories, Writing Opinions and Creating Ads.

(35 pages - lessons modifications for elementary, middle and high school. NAA Foundation)

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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