Joyce Grant Wins Global Youth & News Media Award!

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Professor Joyce Grant, currently teaching Writing for Children in our Creative Writing & Publishing Degree, has won the Press Freedom Teaching Award from the Global Youth and New Media Organization.

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The prize acknowledges Professor Grant’s work to educate young people about media literacy and “fake news.” Joyce is one of the founders of, a website that puts the news in context to make it easier to teach current news to young people. Her non-fiction children’s book Can You Believe It? How to Spot Fake News and Find Facts was published by Kids Can Press in 2022. You can buy it anywhere books are sold.

Congratulations Professor Grant!