The Associated Press reports that professors at the University of Minnesota are using the fantasy game "Neverwinter Nights" to teach journalism students fact-finding skills. The team--including game designer Matt Taylor and journalism professor Kathleen Hansen--has now modified the game to make it resemble a fictional town. In this virtual town, various events like a train derailment that spills toxic ammonia occur, and students are sent out to investigate the event in the virtual world......

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