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Digital, Media, and News Literacy (Part II)

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Maslsc. Youtube. Google Images Downloader. Digital Literacy. Newsmap. – A project of Annenberg Classroom. Patterns of Deception - Politics. Welcome to’s Detecting Patterns of Deception, the beta version of a new page designed to help viewers spot and debunk slippery moves in politics.

Patterns of Deception - Politics

Watch videos on the Climate Change Debate, the Sequester Debate, the Affordable Care Act Debate, the Gun Debate and the Immigration Debate to see patterns of deception in contemporary debates. On the page, we parse misleading political communication into six main categories. RADAR Framework - Evaluating Sources: Using the RADAR Framework - LibGuides at Loyola Marymount University. Web Evaluation: Does This Website Smell Funny to You? One of my friends spent this past weekend working with her 2nd grade daughter on a research project.

Web Evaluation: Does This Website Smell Funny to You?

While her daughter flew through the arts and crafts portion and was able to handwrite the “sloppy copy” of her presentation, she struggled when it came to typing the final draft. She didn’t know where the period was. 5ws. Online CRAAP Test. Public version of online CRAAP Test - Google フォーム. Whois Lookup, Domain Availability & IP Search - DomainTools. Craig Silverman (craigsilverman) on BuzzFeed.

Latest Email Hoaxes - Current Internet Scams - Hoax-Slayer. The definitive Internet reference source for urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors, and misinformation. Fact-checking U.S. politics. Fact Checker. A Project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center. Building a Culture of Collaboration® In the wake of a contentious U.S. presidential election cycle, researchers and educators are shining a spotlight on critical “information literacy” skills.

Building a Culture of Collaboration®

Determining authority, accuracy, and bias have long been essential aspects of analyzing content and sources of information. Today, this is no easy task for students (and adults as well) when authors of “information” do their best to deceive readers or hide their identity behind domains, such as .org, factual-seeming but phony statistical data, and authoritative-sounding language based on “pants of fire” lies. Teaching Information Literacy Now. Last week, a new study from Stanford University revealed that many students are inept at discerning fact from opinion when reading articles online.

Teaching Information Literacy Now

The report, combined with the spike in fake and misleading news during the 2016 election, has school librarians, including me, rethinking how we teach evaluation of online sources to our students. How can we educate our students to evaluate the information they find online when so many adults are sharing inaccurate articles on social media? While social media isn’t the only reason for the surge in fake news over the last 10 years, it’s certainly making it harder for information consumers of every age to sort through fact and fiction. As articles about the Stanford study get shared around Facebook, I have two thoughts. One, I have to teach this better. search, transcripts, and automatic clipping! : News, Information and Media Literacy. The onset of the digital age forever changed the way readers interact with news and the way that journalists do journalism. : News, Information and Media Literacy

Now that more data is produced in a single second that can possibly be consumed in a lifetime, the need for news literacy has never been more important. Simply put, news literacy is the ability to use critical thinking skills to judge the reliability and credibility of news reports and information sources. As 21st Century citizens, we must know what is in the news we consume — where to get the news, what to do with it and how to make news of our own. Want to learn more? Take a look at: An open access resource for faculty and librarians.

Photos & Videos. Verification Handbook for Investigative Reporting. Craig Silverman is the founder of Emergent, a real-time rumor tracker and debunker.

Verification Handbook for Investigative Reporting

He was a fellow with the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University, and is a leading expert on media errors, accuracy and verification. Craig is also the founder and editor of Regret the Error, a blog about media accuracy and the discipline of verification that is now a part of the Poynter Institute. He edited the Verification Handbook, previously served as director of content for Spundge, and helped launch OpenFile, an online local news startup that delivered community-driven reporting in six Canadian cities. Craig is also the former managing editor of PBS MediaShift and has been a columnist for The Globe And Mail, Toronto Star, and Columbia Journalism Review.

Media Literacy Clearinghouse. Center for Media Literacy. Teaching Resources. US Newspapers Online News Headlines, World News, Current Events. Social Media Superstar Finalists Announced! Acknowledging the role social media plays in school library promotion, AASL has launched a new recognition program – Social Media Superstars.

Social Media Superstar Finalists Announced!

Nominated and endorsed by their peers, the program will recognize school library professionals who enrich the profession and its work on behalf of students by sharing information, expertise, ideas, encouragement, dialog and inspiration widely via a variety of social media channels. After an open nomination period, the Social Media Recognition Task Force is proud to announce the following finalists in each category. Through April 14, members of the school library community and the public are invited to post endorsements of their personal superstar by leaving a comment on each category’s post.

Log In. NewseumED - NewseumED. Listening Activities. Fake-news search engine tracks spread of lies - CNET. Now you can map the web of lies.

Fake-news search engine tracks spread of lies - CNET

A beta version of Hoaxy, a search engine designed to track fake news, was released Wednesday by Indiana University's Network Science Institute and its Center for Complex Networks and System Research. Hoaxy indexes stories from 132 sites known to produce fake news, such as and, and allows you to see how these sites' links spread across social media. Fake news has plagued the internet and social networks for a long time but has grown in prominence in the past year or so, forcing Facebook to introduce new features to flag false articles.

Center for News Literacy – Bringing crucial critical thinking skills for the 21st century to teachers and students. False, Misleading, Clickbait-y, and Satirical “News” Sources. Log In - New York Times. Log In - New York Times. Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education.

Filed by the ACRL Board on February 2, 2015.

Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education

Adopted by the ACRL Board, January 11, 2016. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. PDF Version Print copies may be purchased from the Association of College and Research Libraries for $15.00 for a package of 10, including standard postage. Fact-checking U.S. politics. Latest Email Hoaxes - Current Internet Scams - Hoax-Slayer. The definitive Internet reference source for urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors, and misinformation. - A Project of The Annenberg Public Policy Center. 10 Twitter how-tos for Twitter’s 10th birthday – Poynter. In honor of 10 years of journalists tweeting (and getting into Twitter fights, tweetstorming and tweeting hot takes), here are 10 guides to using the social network from our archives.

10 Twitter how-tos for Twitter’s 10th birthday – Poynter

These include advice from people such as Craig Silverman, now editor at BuzzFeed Canada, on posting Twitter corrections, Nisha Chittal, manager of social media at MSNBC, on figuring out what's public and private on Twitter, and David Beard, executive editor at PRI, who suggested eight ways to attract followers. 10 ways journalists can use Twitter before, during and after reporting a story By Mallary Jean Tenore, 2011. Newspapers: Fact Sheet. Last updated June 2016 For newspapers, 2015 might as well have been a recession year. Weekday circulation fell 7% and Sunday circulation fell 4%, both showing their greatest declines since 2010. Word of the Year 2016 - Oxford Dictionaries. Comment choisir vos informations - Damon Brown. News Use Across Social Media Platforms 2016. A majority of U.S. adults – 62% – get news on social media, and 18% do so often, according to a new survey by Pew Research Center, conducted in association with the John S. and James L.

Knight Foundation. In 2012, based on a slightly different question, 49% of U.S. adults reported seeing news on social media. But which social media sites have the largest portion of users getting news there? AllSides. Stony Brook Center for News Literacy. On student scrutiny: two strategies. Teaching about Fake News. Teaching about Fake News. Hobbs%20What%20Society%20Needs%20PDF 0. Mind Over Media: Analyzing Contemporary Propaganda. News literacy vs. media literacy - Columbia Journalism Review. Three years ago, pioneer media literacy scholar Renee Hobbs published a short critique of what she viewed as troubling trends emerging in news literacy education. She argued on the site Nieman Reports against teaching news literacy in a way that romanticizes the industry or merely transforms a Journalism 101 class into a news literacy one, teaching students the fundamentals and ideals of the craft.

In the comments, there is a lengthy rebuttal from Dean Miller, director of Stony Brook’s Center for News Literacy. Media Literacy Research, Resources, Lessons and Project Ideas. Five Key Questions Form Foundation for Media Inquiry.