Tag Archives: Fake News

How to Teach Information Literacy in an Era of Lies – The Chronicle of Higher Education

Whatever your discipline, you should also be teaching students how to understand, assess, evaluate, and apply information.

Source: How to Teach Information Literacy in an Era of Lies – The Chronicle of Higher Education

How Fiction Becomes Fact on Social Media – The New York Times

Stephen Savage

In the ‘Fake News’ Era, Americans Increasingly Value Libraries – CityLab

Millennials, more than any other generation, are likely to visit and trust their local lending institutions.

Source: In the ‘Fake News’ Era, Americans Increasingly Value Libraries – CityLab

Doctors have decades of experience fighting “fake news.” Here’s how they win. – Vox

Some lessons from the health community’s long battle with misinformation.

Source: Doctors have decades of experience fighting “fake news.” Here’s how they win. – Vox

Don’t get fooled again by bogus links, bots and pure bunk. Here’s how. – The Washington Post

Alexios Mantzarlis, director of the International Fact-Checking Network, at a conference last year. (Diego Epstein )
Alexios Mantzarlis, director of the International Fact-Checking Network, at a conference last year. (Diego Epstein )

“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.”

Source: Don’t get fooled again by bogus links, bots and pure bunk. Here’s how. – The Washington Post