Monday, June 12, 2017

MAKING THE GRADE - Media Literacy

"How media literacy can help students discern fake news" PBS NewsHour 6/6/2017

Common Sense Media


SUMMARY:  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 are working together with legislators to address the problem.  Special correspondent Kavitha Cardoza of Education Week reports.

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