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Articles tagged media literacy (14)

Creating a newspaper for kids means “allaying fears while at the same time explaining in the most basic terms what’s going on.”
“Should we still think of news as a separate space, as a specific type of information?”
“Czy powinniśmy traktować media jako osobną przestrzeń, czy raczej pewien rodzaj informacji?”
“A nossa definição simples, para os objectivos da wiki, é que ‘verdade’ é algo em que geralmente acreditam as pessoas em posição de saber, que têm probabilidade de dizer a verdade.”
Kernels of corn spelling out "truth"
Matt Stempeck’s Gmail extension aims to automatically detect bogus claims and help guide you (or your hysterical relative) back to sanity.
PolitiFact editor Bill Adair in the "Star Chamber"
As Bill Adair’s fact-checking enterprise turns five, PolitiFact is responding to criticism and adding a little structure to how it decides what’s True, Pants on Fire, or somewhere in between.
X-ray Gogs
Dan Schultz’s BS-detection software really works, but there are a lot of technology issues — and people issues — getting in the way of a mainstream product.
Truth Goggles sample
An MIT grad student is studying users’ behavior to understand how his software might influence their critical thinking skills.
The veteran technology commentator argues that a better understanding of how we connect our attention and intentions online can help individuals and society.