Whatever your discipline, you should also be teaching students how to understand, assess, evaluate, and apply information.
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Some lessons from the health community’s long battle with misinformation.
“With the proliferation of hoaxes, conspiracy theories, doctored photos and lies that look like news, it’s inevitable: We’re all chumps sometimes.For those who are tired of it, along comes the first International Fact-Checking Day — which arrived, appropriately, on Sunday, just after April Fools’ Day.Think of it as a global counterpunch on behalf of truth.”
Journalism School, UNC, Librarian.. on Fact Checking.. really good resource!
Source: Checking Facts – MEJO 153: Writing and Reporting – LibGuides at University of North Carolina Chapel Hill