Media Literacy

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Review: Stanford Media Literacy Study

Most Students Don’t Know When News Is Fake. So a Review of the Stanford Media Literacy Study Finds Teens absorb social media news without considering the source; parents can teach research skills and skepticism Preteens and teens may appear dazzlingly fluent, flitting...

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4 Simple Media Literacy Rules

4 Simple Media Literacy Rules I just heard the news: "The top 20 fake stories received more “shares, reactions, and comments” than the 20 top real news stories in the final months of the presidential campaign." It seems fake news is more appealing and, apparently,...

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Media Literacy Challenges

Media Literacy Challenges Did media literacy backfire? Anxious about the widespread consumption and spread of propaganda and fake news during this year’s election cycle, many progressives are calling for an increased commitment to media literacy programs. Others are...

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How To Improve Media Literacy

How To Improve Media Literacy? This Lesson is focused on finding the best ways to promote and support media literacy in the community. Our focus is on helping everyone, young and old, to develop critical thinking and media production skills needed to live fully in the...

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How to Translate Conservative Speak

In order to process all the information available, we need to know how to translate conservative speak. In this case we can use GOP Rep Steve King. Steve was on CNN yesterday to explain to us all that Vladimir Putin is no real danger to free speech because, hey, Garry...

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My Definition of Fake News

On Sunday Dec. 4, 2016, Edgar Welch, 28, fired a real gun inside a real Washington, D.C., pizzeria filled with real people. When The New York Times asked Welch what he thought when he realized there were no child slaves inside the restaurant, as one fake news story...

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