Meridian Library District, ID: Balancing Act Expands to other Public Entities Cherry Lane Library, Meridian Library District’s main branch Last week we announced the launch of the “full customization”...
"False, Misleading, Clickbait-y, and Satirical “News” Sources https://docs.google.com/document/d/10eA5-mCZLSS4MQY5QGb5ewC3VAL6pLkT53V_81ZyitM/mobilebasic Below is a list of fake, false, regularly misleading, and otherwise questionable “news” organizations that are commonly shared on facebook and other social media sites. Many of these websites rely on “outrage” by using distorted headlines and decontextualized or dubious information in order to generate likes, shares,…
Melissa Vee Rentchler 's insight:
Good journalists regularly rely on professional librarians to research and verify content they propose to publish that goes beyond simply reporting the news. In this journalism professor's article she has several incorrect ideas to include but not be limited to: Snopes is not an authoritative site operated by professional librarians and is often incorrect; Lack of coverage may or may not mean anything but having worked with reporters myself I've noticed they will report whatever comes across the AP newsline in order to get credit for posting a report so misinformation or bias is perpetrated widely; Fully understand what "reputable" and authoritative mean; I would correct her first sentence and change the word "regularly" to oftentimes misleading; DrudgeReport is an aggregator of news sites and contains MainStreamMedia as well as many independents; GeoEngineeringWatch is not conspiracy or not authoritative but a site that needs to be read carefully as there are MANY MANY books published on weather manipulation that go back in history to previous World Wars and is simply not a well known practice by the general public.
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"We’ve talked about gamification quite a bit, which is different than game-based learning, if you’ll recall. (The definition of gamification is the application of game-like mechanics to non-game entities to encourage a specific behavior. You can read more if you’d like.)"
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