Month: June 2019

Google’s new media literacy program teaches kids how to spot misinformation and fake news – TechCrunch

Google announced this morning that it was expanding its two-year program on digital security and citizenship for children, “Be Internet Awesome”, to now include media literacy – in particular, the ability to identify self – saying “fake news” and other…

The Urgent Need for Media Literacy in the Age of Annihilation

From fictional organizations posting polarizing Facebook posts to thoroughly researched news articles labeled “fake,” the pervasive power and importance of the media is clear. And yet, what is of most concern is not that fictional stories are being shared as…