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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

Law Day 2022

This programming includes:

  • A 5-part series of features in English and Spanish focused on this year's theme
  • Audio podcasts and teaching guide with graphic organizers (English)
  • A total of eight videos (four each in English and Spanish)

These resources were created with funding in part from the New York Bar Foundation

Monthly Special Features

4 columns x 10" features highlighting different special events each month - new for October 2022 - Faster than the Speed of Sound - celebrating pilot Chuck Yeager's flight braking the sound barrier.

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

  • National Hispanic Heritage Month – 9/15 to 10/15
  • World Food Day 10/16
  • Anniversary of the Raid on Harper’s Ferry 10/16/1859
  • End of the Pony Express – 10/26/1861
  • Fire Prevention Month
  • Family History Month
  • National Bullying Prevention Month

Citizens Together - A five-day lesson plan that integrates newspapers into study of the Bill of Rights.

This curriculum guide for middle- and high-school students can be used for Constitution Day on Sept. 17, or at other times when teachers focus on the nation’s founding documents.

In addition, the NYNPA program has created a five-part series of camera-ready features based on this content (3 columns x 9.5") click here to download.

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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