The Facebook Journalism Project and News Literacy Project Are Beefing Up Checkology

The virtual classroom teaches students how to assess news and other information

Checkology currently helps students identify different types of information Facebook Journalism Project/News Literacy Project

The Facebook Journalism Project is teaming up with national education nonprofit the News Literacy Project to expand Checkology, a virtual classroom aimed at teaching middle-school and high-school students how to assess news and other information. David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.