Recent News on News Literacy

Moyers and Company Making Sense of the News Series - Written by CNL's Michael Spikes

Moyers and Company: Making Sense of the News: Searching for the Truth with Verification (February 9, 2017)  
Moyers and Company: Making Sense of the News: What is News? (February 2, 2017 

 



Stony Brook Statesman: 
News Literacy program shows students how to spot fake news (February 19, 2017)
Ball State U's Ball Bearings Magazine: 
Cutting Through the Noise (February 6, 2017) 
Stony Brook Happenings:
 School of Journalism Promotes Worldwide News Literacy (February 1, 2017) 
Linkedin Pulse: What's the Matter with Democracy? (February 2, 2017) 

 

 

The Morning Sun: News Literacy and Society's Future (Jan. 10, 2017) 

 

 

 

Moyers & Company: A Free Online News Literacy Course (Jan. 6, 2017) 

Neiman Lab: News Literacy, Bias, and "Hamilton (Jan. 1, 2017) 

 

 

 

New York Times: A 1964 Lesson in Fake News That Still Applies (Jan. 10, 2017) 

 School Library Journal: The Smell Test: Educators can counter fake news with information literacy. Here's how. (Jan. 1, 2017)

 

 

News from 2016

 

Nieman Lab: News Literacy, Bias, and "Hamilton" (December 2016)

Nieman Reports: Why We Need News Literacy Now (Dec. 6, 2016)

 

 

Native America Calling: Fake news and trusting the media (Dec. 5, 2016)
Slate.com How to Teach High-School Students to Spot Fake News (Dec. 21, 2016)

 

 

Newsday: Stony Brook University takes aim at fake news with new course (Dec. 19, 2016)
News 12: New online Stony Brook course tackles fake news (Dec. 19, 2016)

Newsday:
7 ways to spot and debunk fake news (Dec. 4, 2016)
Newsday: A Guide to Spotting Fake News (Nov. 30, 2016)

 

 

Wall Street Journal: How to Tell Which News Is Fake (Nov. 29, 2016) 
Wall Street Journal: Most Students Don’t Know When News Is Fake, Stanford Study Finds (Nov. 21, 2016)

 

 

 

School Library Journal: Teaching Information Literacy Now (Nov. 28, 2016)

School Library Journal: Truth, truthiness, triangulation: A news literacy toolkit for a "post-truth" world (Nov. 26, 2016)

 

 

Time for Kids: News Matters (Oct. 26, 2016)

CBS News Radio: Stories From Main Street: Separating Fact From Fiction In The News (Oct. 24, 2016)

 

 

 

Washington Post: These students didn’t know Bin Laden was dead. How did we get so clueless about news? (Sept. 11, 2016)

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