13 items
Digital Disconnect
How Capitalism Is Turning the Internet Against Democracy
Book - 2013
A Field Guide to Lies
Critical Thinking in the Information Age
Book - 2016
Merchants of Doubt
DVD - 2015
A Survival Guide to the Misinformation Age
Scientific Habits of Mind
Book - 2016
Think
Why You Should Question Everything
Book - 2013
Virtual Unreality
Just Because the Internet Told You, How Do You Know It's True?
Book - 2014
Center for Media Literacy
Web Resource
Dedicated to promoting and supporting media literacy education as a framework for accessing, analyzing, evaluating, creating and participating with media...Show more Dedicated to promoting and supporting media literacy education as a framework for accessing, analyzing, evaluating, creating and participating with media content, CML works to help citizens, especially the young, develop critical thinking and media production skills needed to live fully in the 21st century media culture. Show less
Fact Check: A Project of The Annenberg Public Policy Center
Web Resource
A nonpartisan, nonprofit “consumer advocate” for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics. We monitor the factual ...Show more A nonpartisan, nonprofit “consumer advocate” for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics. We monitor the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews and news releases. Our goal is to apply the best practices of both journalism and scholarship, and to increase public knowledge and understanding. Show less
How to spot fake news
Web Resource
FactCheck's advice on how to spot fake news. FactCheck's advice on how to spot fake news. Show less
Media Education Lab
Web Resource
The Media Education Lab at the University of Rhode Island advances media literacy education through research and community service. We emphasize interdisc...Show more The Media Education Lab at the University of Rhode Island advances media literacy education through research and community service. We emphasize interdisciplinary scholarship and practice that stands at the intersections of communication, media studies and education. Show less
The News Literacy Project
Web Resource
News Literacy Project (NLP) is a nonpartisan national education nonprofit that works with educators and journalists to teach middle school and high school students how to sort fact from fiction in the digital age. News Literacy Project (NLP) is a nonpartisan national education nonprofit that works with educators and journalists to teach middle school and high school students how to sort fact from fiction in the digital age. Show less
Politifact
Web Resource
Find out which politicians and pundits are telling the truth, which ones are stretching it, and which ones are making statements we rate Pants on Fire. Find out which politicians and pundits are telling the truth, which ones are stretching it, and which ones are making statements we rate Pants on Fire. Show less
Snopes: rumor has it
Web Resource
Internet reference source for urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors, and misinformation. Internet reference source for urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors, and misinformation. Show less
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