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Introduction Increasingly today, getting elected means skillful use of the media by the candidates to get their message across. Politicians now employ experts in social media, marketing, advertising and TV to convey their messages to voters, sometimes spending millions of dollars in the process. It is critically important that students, our future voters and leaders, learn to understand the role and influence of media in the political process. Center for News Literacy – Bringing crucial critical thinking skills for the 21st century to teachers and students. FactCheck.org - A Project of The Annenberg Public Policy Center.
But bogus stories can reach more people more quickly via social media than what good old-fashioned viral emails could accomplish in years past. Concern about the phenomenon led Facebook and Google to announce that they’ll crack down on fake news sites, restricting their ability to garner ad revenue. Perhaps that could dissipate the amount of malarkey online, though news consumers themselves are the best defense against the spread of misinformation.
Listenwise - Hearing from a Fake News Creator. Six Easy Ways to Tell If That Viral Story Is a Hoax. Fake News - Resources from Harvard. Skip to main content Fake News, Misinformation, and Propaganda This guide offers a brief introduction to the spread of misinformation of all kinds and tools for identifying it, and reading the news with a more informed eye A Visual Take Library Resources Using library databases is a near-foolproof way to find credible information.
Fake News Or Real? How To Self-Check The News And Get The Facts : All Tech Considered. Guido Rosa/Getty Images/Ikon Images Fake news stories can have real-life consequences.
On Sunday, police said a man with a rifle who claimed to be "self-investigating" a baseless online conspiracy theory entered a Washington, D.C., pizzeria and fired the weapon inside the restaurant. So, yes, fake news is a big problem. These stories have gotten a lot of attention, with headlines claiming Pope Francis endorsed Donald Trump in November's election and sites like American News sharing misleading stories or taking quotes out of context. And when sites like DC Gazette share stories about people who allegedly investigated the Clinton family being found dead, the stories go viral and some people believe them.
Decoding political ads: The four emotions used to drive voter decision. In 1964, Lyndon Johnson scared the pants off America with a campaign commercial that juxtaposed the idyllic scene of a young girl counting the petals of a daisy with the countdown of a missile launch, shifting to ominous footage of a nuclear mushroom cloud.
"These are the stakes," warns Johnson’s voiceover. "To make a world in which all of God’s children can live or to go into the dark. We must either love each other or we must die. " The ad famously ran only once, but was frightening enough to help propel Johnson’s landslide win over Barry Goldwater. Infographic: From Town Halls to Targeting, Political Advertising Has Come a Long Way. Long before the birth of Facebook Live town halls, there were town halls in real life.
Before there were digital ads, there were plenty of those paper ones, minus all the creepy targeting based on what we buy, view and even eat. And then of course, before there were hashtags, there were slogans like "Who is James Polk? " Videology, a digital video ad platform that works with political campaigns on both sides of the aisle, took a look at the evolution of political advertising all the way back to before the United States of America was even a thing. "We think of advertising from a political standpoint as something that's been done since the days of Hamilton," Mark McKee, Videology's svp of North America, said in an interview. "But the reality is we've made so much progress in a short amount of time, whether it be use of data, use of internet, use of social.
" Everything you need to know about political ads : Sunlight Foundation. Election 2016: Stumped!? - NewseumED. The Intersect From Washington Post. The Breaking News Consumer's Handbook - On The Media. MAN: Someone dressed in a black top, black jeans, what does that say, if anything, about a possible motive or, or whatever?
Can we begin to draw any initial conclusions? And I want to alert our viewers, sometimes these initial conclusions can, obviously, be very, very wrong. BROOKE GLADSTONE: The initial coverage of the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard Monday by contractor Aaron Alexis bore all the earmarks of classic reportage in the midst of these all too frequent horrors. It stunk. CORRESPONDENT: We’re looking at a situation possibly involving multiple shooters here at the Washington Navy Yard. All Sides - Bias Ratings. Blue Feed, Red Feed (Liberal vs Conservative NewsFeeds) What is this?
Recent posts from sources where the majority of shared articles aligned “very liberal” (blue, on the left) and “very conservative” (red, on the right) in a large Facebook study. In 2015, the journal Science published a research paper by Facebook scientists (Bakshy, Eytan; Messing, Solomon; Adamic, Lada, 2015, “Replication Data for: Exposure to Ideologically Diverse News and Opinion on Facebook”, Harvard Dataverse, V2) which looked at how a subset of the social network’s users reacted to the news appearing in their feeds. For six months, Facebook tracked and analyzed the content shared by 10.1 million of its users (who were anonymized).
These users had identified their political views in their own profiles on Facebook. Analyzing these users’ political labels, the researchers categorized each as very liberal, liberal, neutral, conservative or very conservative. All Sides - Bias Ratings. Blue Feed, Red Feed (Liberal vs Conservative NewsFeeds) How to Spot Fake News. WorldWideWeb wide-area hypertext app available - comp.sys.next.announce. Starry Pipe Book, a hyperfiction. Tina Turner nie żyje? Duża wpadka „Panoramy” TVP - WPROST.pl. PANORAMA TVP 2 uśmierciła Tinę Turner. Piosenkarka na szczęście żyje. Dlaczego media nie weryfikują informacji? TVP Info podała informację o rudym turyście, zgwałconym przez orangutana. To był 'fake news'