People fall for fake photos regardless of whether they seem to come from Facebook or The New York Times. What actually helps?
Students -- and indeed all of us -- must learn to ask questions about what stories are told, and the implications of what stories are not being told.
Coach students to analyze the credibility of sources, but teaching them how genre and experiential patterns can be manipulated is also relevant.
A recent survey found that Americans trust local media outlets far more than national ones.
Teaching media literacy to students can curb the impact of false news, but teachers need more support from their schools and community to do this.
Years before 'fake news' was a thing, Jowell saw media education as a crucial life skill.
YouTube has been under fire for exposing kids to harmful content and recently announced new measures but these don't go far enough. Here are some suggestions that would make a real difference.
Students in high school now will be eligible to vote during the 2020 election cycle. How can we prepare them to become informed citizens in an era of misinformation, where anyone can publish anything?
With an explosion of media outlets that don't adhere to mainstream journalistic standards, it's became difficult for readers to know whether to trust reports based on unnamed sources and leaks.