Recent News on News Literacy

Poynter: Knight Foundation awards $1 million to projects aimed at fighting misinformation (June 22, 2017) 
Education Week: 
Media/News Literacy Training Goes a Long Way for Teachers (video) (June 21, 2017)
DallasNews.com: 
Small Texas paper's name co-opted by Ukrainian site to peddle fake news (May 27, 2017)
NorthJersey.com:
Teaching news literacy in the age of fake news (May 19, 2017) 
Voice of America: Schools,
Universities Teach Students the Truth About Fake News (April 5, 2017) 

 

 


The Guardian:
New fake news dilemma: sites publish real scoops amid mess of false reports (May 16, 2017)
WOSU Public Media:
 Fake News Discussion on All Sides with Ann Fisher (April 18, 2017) 
The Washington Post:  
Colleges turn 'fake news' epidemic into a teachable moment (April 6, 2017)
New York Times: In an Era of Fake News, Teaching Students to Parse Fact From Fiction (March 20, 2016) 

 

 

Vice: Can Librarians Save Us from Fake News? (March 21, 2017)
BYURadio:
Digital Literacy with Matt Townsend (March 9, 2017)
Channel One News: 
How to Spot Fake News (March 7, 2016)
Business Insider: Fake news experts share 7 tips to to separate fact from fiction (March 3, 2016)

 

 

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

Evaluating Evidence: Refuting Trump's Wiretapping Claims (March 30, 2017)
The Power of Information (March 3, 2017)
Distinguishing News from Sponsored Content (February 22, 2017)
Searching for the Truth with Verification (February 9, 2017)  
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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