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Articles tagged media literacy (9)

Kernels of corn spelling out "truth"
Nieman Lab Staff    November 13, 2012
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"
Andrew Phelps    August 21, 2012
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
Andrew Phelps    July 12, 2012
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.
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Justin Ellis    May 11, 2012
The veteran technology commentator argues that a better understanding of how we connect our attention and intentions online can help individuals and society.
A medley of Twitter eggs
Andrew Phelps    March 16, 2012
With little to go on, Twitter users rely a lot on user names and profile images to judge the veracity of tweets.
Justin Ellis    February 9, 2011
Justin Ellis    February 1, 2011
Mark Coddington    January 21, 2011