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Media Literacy: Home
Images and Samples
Classroom Activities & Resources
Newseum Ed. - Tools for Educators
News Literacy Project: Distinguishing Among News, Opinion, and Propaganda
New York Times - Evaluating Sources in a "Post-Truth" World: Ideas for Teaching and Learning About Fake News
Project Look Sharp - Ithaca College
ReadWriteThink.org: Argument, Persuasion, Propaganda
Stanford COR - Civic Online Reasoning Project
Poynter Institute: Media Wise
CIVIX - News Literacy site from Canada
Resources for teachers and students including student media challenges.
Free online courses for teachers on media analysis and production for the classroom.
Check, Please! Starter Course
The LAMP.org - Media Breaker Studio
Media Education Lab
Misinfo Day 2021
Annual event to teach high school teachers, students, and librarians about online misinformation and disinformation.
National Association for Media Literacy Education
On The Media - Breaking News Consumers' Handbooks
Your Cognitive Bias Is...
Your Logical Fallacy Is...
University of Washington - Center for an Informed Public
First Draft News
World Health Organization - Infodemic Resources
Pacific Science Center: Uncovering Reality Virtual Exhibit
Media Manipulation Casebook
Credibility Coalition: CredCatalog
Games and Quizzes for the Classroom
The Bad News Game
The Economist: Fake, Fact, or Fool - A Fiendish News Quiz
Factitious News Quiz
Fake it to Make it Game
Harvard Implicit Bias Test
Which Face is Real?
Spot Deep Fakes
Crash Course Media Literacy Playlist
Crash Course Navigating Digital Information Playlist
Mike Caulfield: SIFT for Teachers Playlist
Above the Noise: Media & Tech Playlist
Stanford COR Playlist
News Literacy Project: Professional Development Webinars
UW - Center for an Informed Public: MisInfo Day
Truth or Fiction
MediaWise - Teen Fact Checking Network
Reverse Image Searching Tools
RevEye (Chrome Extension)
Click the camera in the search box to search by an image.
Misinformation and Disinformation as a Phenomenon
Orlando Sentinel (Commentary): Rollins College Falls Prey to Fake-News Hysteria
Washington Post - It's Time to Retire the Tainted Term 'Fake News'
NPR - We Tracked Down a Fake News Creator in the Suburbs...
New York Times - How Fake News Goes Viral: A Case Study
Washington Post - This is how Facebook's fake-news writers make money.
Time Magazine - Inside Russia's Social Media War on America
Fox News - Facebook's War on 'fake news' has skeptics asking: Who decides?
National Geographic - How Fake News Tricks Your Brain
NBC News (video) - How a Partying Macedonian Teen Earned Thousands Publishing Lies
Books About Misinformation, Conspiracies & Social Media
The Hype Machine
True or False
The Attention Merchants
Polarization and Bias
New York Times - The Real Story of Fake News is Partisanship
Pew Research Center - Political Polarization
The Atlantic - Why Fake News Targeted Trump Supporters
Fox News - Big Time Backlash - When all polling on Donald Trump is dismissed as fake
Gallup: Americans See More News Bias; Most Can't Name Neutral Source
Society of Professional Journalists - Code of Ethics
Poynter Institute: Should You Trust Media Bias Charts?
ACRL - Complex or clickbait? The Problematic Media Bias Chart
Working as a Facebook content moderator messes with people's minds
PBS Lesson Plan: Conspiracy Theories Then and Now
Education Week - What Teachers Should Do When QAnon Conspiracy Theories Come Into the Classroom
Above the Noise - Can You Win an Argument With a Conspiracy Theorist?
NPR: Cult Deprogramming Experts Combat Misinformation By Helping Conspiracy Theory Believers
NPR: How QAnon-Like Conspiracy Theories Tear Families Apart
NPR: Combating Misinformation When A Loved One is Caught in a Web of Conspiracies
Seattle Times: The Information War is Real -- and We're Losing it.
BBC - The saga of "Pizzagate:" The fake story that shows how conspiracy theories spread.
NursingClio - The Anti-vaccine Movement, Bad Science, and the Rise of Fake News
New York Times - Florida Woman Charged with Threatening Sandy Hook Parent
Nieman Lab - The history of American conspiracy theories holds some lessons for fake news debunkers, says Jesse Walker
Skeptoid - There is no Finland: The birth of a conspiracy theory
Academic Sources & Studies
Stanford researchers find students have trouble judging the credibility of information online
Social Media and Fake News in the 2016 Election
SHEG Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Civic Online Reasoning
ACRL - Information Literacy and Fake News
Less than you think: prevalence and predictors of fake news dissemination on Facebook
How people use, and lose preexisting biases to make decisions
A Digital Media Literacy Intervention Increases Discernment Between Mainstream and False News in the United States and India.
Exploring Media Literacy Education as a Tool for Mitigating Truth Decay
Fake news game confers psychological resistance against online misinformation
What is real?
You think you want media literacy. Do you?
Myths of Online Information Literacy (video)
National Affairs - The Constitution of Knowledge
Snopes: Chair of House Science Committee Says the Journal 'Science' is Not Objective
Factcheck.org - Snopes.com
danah boyd - Did Media Literacy Backfire?
National Geographic - The Anti-vaccine Generation: How Movement Against Shots Got Its Start
Fox News Opinion - The real truth about Facebook's Fake News filters
How to use social media responsibly in an age of disinformation
Experts and Opinions
How do we get to Herd Immunity for Fake News?
The Meaninglessness of the .org Domain
Mike Caulfield's Blog
Mike Caulfield is a librarian at the University of Washington. He originated the SIFT method for evaluating online information.
Barbara Fister - Lizard People in the Library
High School Librarian
Middle School Librarian
Supercharge Your Media Literacy Skills: PSLA April 2021
Images and Samples >>
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