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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
Law Day 2023

Anti Cyber Bullying

This educational series was created to give students and readers a general understanding of what bullying and, more specifically, cyberbullying is and how it can affect those involved. It will also explores strategies for preventing it.

The series is available in PDF format and audio-podcast. There is also a teaching guide with graphic organizers to help support classroom teachers' use.

This content is free to NYNPA members newspapers, all others please contact Mary Miller for copyright information.

Monthly Special Features

4 columns x 10" features highlighting different special events each month - new for October 2023 - Celebrating National Pumpkin Day

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

  • Chuck Yeager's Breaking the Sound Barrier – 10/14
  • World Food Day – 10/16
  • Anniversary of the Raid on Harper's Ferry – 10/16
  • End of the Pony Express – 10/26
  • National Family History Month
  • National Hispanic History Month (Sept 15 - Oct 15)
  • Fire Safety and Prevention Month
  • National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

Law Day 2023

Essay winners have been announced and a video of a virtual student panel discussion is now avialable to view!

This year's Law Day content includes a 6-part series of features in English and Spanish, audio podcasts in English, and a 30-page teaching guide with graphic organizers.

The teaching guide includes a short section of related vocabulary, a crossword puzzle and word search to introduce the same law-related and Constitutional topics with younger students.

Thank you to the New York Bar Foundation for their support of this important work!

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

If you'd like to make a tax-deductable donation to the New York Newspapers Foundation's News Media Literacy/Newspaper In Education program, click here.

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