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Articles tagged media literacy (25)

A large group of people in graduation gowns in black and white.
The Tribune set 200 graduating seniors as an “original modest benchmark” for sign-ups and has already surpassed 250.
Some college students surveyed showed substantial media literacy — but being able to recognize a fake story didn’t always deter them from sharing it.
Plus: Cut the CRAAP, and Facebook’s Oversight Board announces the first cases it will take on.
Sometimes it’s the sort of basic Internet skill you might take for granted — like knowing how to search a web page — that can stop someone from sharing fake news.
Plus: All the media literacy resources, and giving parents information about the flu vaccine.
Plus: Instagram is fertile ground for conspiracy theories, Apple gives to media literacy, and a terror attack comes with its own media strategy.
The kids, it turns out, are alright.
“Skill for analyzing objective news needs to be developed on its own…it likely needs to be coordinated with the skill for analyzing disinformation-based news.”