Parenting, Media, and Everything in Between

Explaining the News to Our Kids

May 24, 2022

Disturbing news events can leave parents speechless. These age-based tips on how to talk with kids about the news -- and listen, too -- can help.

How to Spot Fake News (and Teach Kids to Be Media-Savvy)

March 5, 2021

Clickbait, hyper-partisan opinion, and completely false information are running wild across the internet.

Teaching Kids Media Smarts During Breaking News

March 5, 2021

Don't believe everything you read -- and other lessons for kids growing up with a 24/7 news cycle.

Talking to Kids About the Violence at the U.S. Capitol

January 7, 2021

Use these age-based tips and questions to have conversations as a family about disturbing events.

How to Find Credible Information About the Election (and Avoid Getting Duped)

August 31, 2020

Tips for new voters to cut through the noise, identify quality news sources, and feel confident at the polls.

How to Guide Your Kid Through Election Season

August 25, 2020

In a fraught political era, news literacy skills help kids view information critically and become informed citizens.

5 Things to Check Before Sharing News About Politics

August 3, 2020

The last thing the presidential campaign needs is more fake news, so make sure you know how not to add to misinformation.