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The Ultimate Guide to Information Literacy: How to Spot Fake News in 2018 -

The Ultimate Guide to Information Literacy: How to Spot Fake News in 2018 - | Learning Literacies | Scoop.it
Back in the days when fake news was screaming about aliens visiting our planet or people coming back from death, it was easy to avoid publishers with rubbish information. Nowadays, an increased access to communication and media has led to the flood of false or useless information. As a result, even those people who want to avoid all this mess are not successful in spotting fraud.

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News Literacy for All

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Veronica Arellano Douglas writes: "I’m not really here for discussions about “fake news,” but I’m all for critical information literacy, including critical news literacy, and so are a group of librarians at Washtenaw Community College’s Bailey Library. Meghan Rose, Martha Stuit, and Amy Lee presented a poster recently at the Michigan Academic Library Association’s annual conference on their recent efforts to overhaul a News Literacy Libguide and use it as a springboard for instruction."


Via Mary Reilley Clark, Elizabeth E Charles
Mary Reilley Clark's curator insight, June 19, 2017 11:35 AM

The librarians at Washtenaw Community College are awesome! Their presentation can easily be adapted for secondary school students, and everything is shared via Google Drive. I shamelessly admit to coveting those buttons!