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We're flooded with information from a range of sources, and the lines between news and opinion are blurring. Young people in particular navigate everything from viral emails to Internet rumors, and often have trouble sorting fact from fiction. We speak with an organization that aims to give middle and high school students the tools to become more critical news consumers.
"Check It Out," the yardstick by which students in the News Literacy Project learn to measure news and information.
A video by the News Literacy Project showcases the program's impact in schools in New York City, Chicago and Bethesda, Md.
By visiting Africa this month, President Obama is drawing attention to one of the diplomatic tools that most directly shapes America's relationships with other countries: foreign aid and assistance. But now all policy makers at home feel the United States is pursuing the soundest strategy when it comes to providing aid abroad. We explore the issue with the official in charge of the Africa portfolio for the United States Agency for International Development.