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News Literacy Project
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The News Literacy Project is a national education nonprofit offering nonpartisan, independent programs that teach students how to know what to believe in the digital age. The News Literacy Project is a national education nonprofit offering nonpartisan, independent programs that teach students how to know what to believe in the digital age. Show less
CRAP test (Currency, Reliability, Authority, Perspective/Point of View)
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The CRAP test (Currency, Reliability, Authority, Perspective/Point of View) is a helpful tool to use when trying to decide if a website is a credible, valid source. The CRAP test (Currency, Reliability, Authority, Perspective/Point of View) is a helpful tool to use when trying to decide if a website is a credible, valid source. Show less
Eli Pariser's TED Talk: Beware Online "filter bubbles"
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As web companies strive to tailor their services (including news and search results) to our personal tastes, there's a dangerous unintended consequence: W...Show more As web companies strive to tailor their services (including news and search results) to our personal tastes, there's a dangerous unintended consequence: We get trapped in a "filter bubble" and don't get exposed to information that could challenge or broaden our worldview. Eli Pariser argues powerfully that this will ultimately prove to be bad for us and bad for democracy. Show less
The Filter Bubble
What the Internet Is Hiding From You
Book - 2011
How to Burst Your Filter Bubble!
Web Resource
So now that you know what a filter bubble is, what are some ways to get outside the bubble? You can't get out of the bubble all the way, but these options...Show more So now that you know what a filter bubble is, what are some ways to get outside the bubble? You can't get out of the bubble all the way, but these options can mitigate the effects of the filter bubble are described in Eli Pariser's blog post "10 Ways to Pop Your Filter Bubble." Show less
AllSides
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"AllSides strengthens our democracy with balanced news, diverse perspectives, and real conversation." Compare news sources and bias on specific topics. "AllSides strengthens our democracy with balanced news, diverse perspectives, and real conversation." Compare news sources and bias on specific topics. Show less
Computer scientist Supasorn Suwajanakor's TED Talk: Fake Videos of Real People
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Do you think you're good at spotting fake videos, where famous people say things they've never said in real life? See how they're made in this astonishing...Show more Do you think you're good at spotting fake videos, where famous people say things they've never said in real life? See how they're made in this astonishing talk and tech demo. Computer scientist Supasorn Suwajanakorn shows how, as a grad student, he used AI and 3D modeling to create photorealistic fake videos of people synced to audio. Learn more about both the ethical implications and the creative possibilities of this tech -- and the steps being taken to fight against its misuse. Show less
Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Civic Online Reasoning | Stanford Digital Repository
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Stanford History Education Group has prototyped, field tested, and validated a bank of assessments that tap civic online reasoning—the ability to judge the credibility of information that floods young people’s smartphones, tablets, and computers. Stanford History Education Group has prototyped, field tested, and validated a bank of assessments that tap civic online reasoning—the ability to judge the credibility of information that floods young people’s smartphones, tablets, and computers. Show less
Two Truths and A Lie
Forces of Nature
Book - 2019
Two Truths and A Lie
It's Alive!
Book - 2017
Histories and Mysteries
Book - 2018
Google
Web Resource
Use Google to do reverse image searches: Google Chrome function; Right click or long press on image to find similar images; Works differently on tablets, ...Show more Use Google to do reverse image searches: Google Chrome function; Right click or long press on image to find similar images; Works differently on tablets, phones and computers. Is an image actually related to the story, or did someone grab an image from a previous event in order to amplify their message? Show less
Whats in your social media feed?
Web Resource
Evaluate what you're seeing in your social media feed! Evaluate what you're seeing in your social media feed! Show less
MediaLit Kit
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Five key questions about media literacy, from the Center For Media Literacy: https://www.medialit.org/. Five key questions about media literacy, from the Center For Media Literacy: https://www.medialit.org/. Show less
Debunk It, Fake News Edition
How to Stay Sane in A World of Misinformation
Book - 2019
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Virtual Unreality
Just Because the Internet Told You, How Do You Know It's True?
Book - 2014
Snopes.com | The definitive fact-checking site and reference source for urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors, and misinformation.
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Snopes is usually the first to fact-check a pervasive online story. For over two decades, Snopes has been a valuable resource for evaluating urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors, and misinformation circulating online. Snopes is usually the first to fact-check a pervasive online story. For over two decades, Snopes has been a valuable resource for evaluating urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors, and misinformation circulating online. Show less
A Field Guide to Lies
Critical Thinking in the Information Age
Book - 2016
Censored 2019
Fighting the Fake News Invasion : the Top Censored Stories and Media Analysis of 2017-18
Book - 2018
The Smear
How Shady Political Operatives and Fake News Control What You See, What You Think, and How You Vote
Book - 2017
Truth in Our Times
Inside the Fight for Press Freedom in the Age of Alternative Facts
Book - 2019
Blue Feed, Red Feed - WSJ.com
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See Liberal Facebook and Conservative Facebook, Side by Side See Liberal Facebook and Conservative Facebook, Side by Side Show less
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