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This latest Associated Press-NORC poll paints a picture of a country deeply insecure about separating truth from falsehood.
By Nicholas Riccardi, Hannah Fingerhut, Associated Press
Participants from the NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs, a project that teaches young reporters about journalism and media literacy, share what they’d like to see from the media in 2019.
By Student Reporting Labs
Russia's attempts to interfere in American elections and political discourse did not end with the 2016 race. What do we know about Moscow’s meddling and what can we expect in the near future? Judy Woodruff learns more from Nina Jankowicz,…
By PBS NewsHour
In an era marked by cries of “fake news,” teaching media literacy skills to young consumers is more important than ever. How do schools teach students consuming and sharing news responsibly? PBS Newshour’s Student Reporting Labs talks to students about…
By Vic Pasquantonio
Each semester, Michelle Ciulla Lipkin struggles with the right time to share a very personal story with her students. She hopes it will help explain her desire for a more media-literate society.
By David Cutler
History and journalism teacher David Cutler explains how he helps students discern fact from deception with a lesson from the Revolutionary War.
What can you do to combat "fake news"? And how do we help kids get savvy about what they're reading? You can start by not lumping all dubious content into one category called fake news, says Michelle Ciulla Lipkin, executive…
Recognizing bias in news stories is one form of media literacy. Spotting when the news is totally fabricated is something else entirely. How can teachers help students tell fact from media fiction? Educators and media literacy advocates in Washington state…
Editor’s note: Educators across the country have had to confront the rise in influence of “fake news” or online news hoaxes, particularly in the wake of the election when the phrase became a buzz word. How do we instill in…
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