News for Students and Teacher Resources 7–12 Grade Level
The murder of Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich in July 2016 has led to a conspiracy theory based on unfounded claims linking Rich to WikiLeaks. Continue reading →
In response to the issue of fake news articles being shared on their platform, Facebook has launched several new tools to identify and block these sources.
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Fake news is making news, and it’s a problem. This lesson gives students media literacy skills they need to navigate the media, including how to spot fake news. Continue reading →
Concern over the spread of fake news has grown since the election, when a number of false reports were circulated widely through social media. Continue reading →
President-elect Donald Trump continues to bypass the mainstream media by communicating with the public directly rather than using more traditional outlets. Continue reading →
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