Fake News: Recommendations - Media Literacy Clearinghouse
If you read any news story about “fake news” in the past 18 months, you no doubt came across the phrase “media literacy.” From the various news stories and blog posts, I have compiled the following recommendations and advice. (NOTE: lesson plans, handouts and related videos are posted near the bottom of this list) Newest materials are posted last. Do you have suggestions for content that could be added here? Please consider sending it to me: email@example.com Click image for larger version. In the article “Five Things To Do To Avoid Posting Fake News on Social Media,” the author offers this timely advice, which includes some important “media literacy” type questions: – does this (posting) seem believable on a basic level? And the advice offered is: 1. From: Fake News Is A Real Problem & Here’s How Students Can Solve it(See also, video)The 5 C’s of Critical Consuming #1: Context – Look at the context of the article. #2: Credibility – Check the credibility of the source. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.
Related: COLLECTION: Media Literacy and Fake News
• Fake News/Phishing/Urban Legends and other untruths folder
• Truth or Fiction