Misinformation Amplified by Social Media

Misinformation Amplified by Social Media

As Daniel Patrick Moynihan once wrote, “Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts ...

Pulizer-Prize Winning Reporter on How to Find Trustworthy News

Pulizer-Prize Winning Reporter on How to Find Trustworthy News

Kerry Gallagher and Larry Magid spoke with Alan Miller of The News Literacy Project about how to know what sources of news to trust and/or share, coverage of the Black ...
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Expert Researcher on Youth, Social Media, Protests and Covid-19

Expert Researcher on Youth, Social Media, Protests and Covid-19

Podcast Listen to "Researcher Sonia Livingstone on what's happening with youth, social media, protest and Covid-19" on Spreaker ...
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Avoiding Negativity in Social Media and TV

Avoiding Negativity in Social Media and TV

by Larry Magid These days, it’s almost impossible to avoid distressing news, but there are ways to at least control your media diet and cut down on trolls, abusers, scam ...
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How Schools and Parents Can Promote Media Literacy

Michelle Ciulla Lipkin, executive director of National Association for Media Literacy Education, speaks with us about why media literacy is more important than ever ...
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Tools to Help Identify Real Vs. False Online Information

Tools to Help Identify Real Vs. False Online Information

Daniel Patrick Moynihan is credited as once saying “Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts,” but we now live at a time when some people ...
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Media Literacy for Educators and Families with Young Children

ConnectSafely’s CEO Larry Magid and K-12 Education Director Kerry Gallagher talk about media literacy aimed at young children and teens. Kerry talks about approaching media literacy in the classroom as ...
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NAMLE's Michelle Ciulla Lipkin on media literacy as antidote to 'fake news' (Podcast)

NAMLE's Michelle Ciulla Lipkin on media literacy as antidote to 'fake news' (Podcast)

Fake news is in the news but it’s more a symptom of a common tendency to believe things that aren’t necessarily 100% true. And, as Michelle Ciulla Lipkin, executive director ...
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How educators can talk with students about media literacy

How educators can talk with students about media literacy

By Kerry Gallagher Just over a decade ago a common understanding of the word “literacy” included only the abilities to read and write text. Today, literacy encompasses the abilities to ...
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How to avoid spreading hoaxes on social media

How to avoid spreading hoaxes on social media

By Larry Magid What you post reflects on you so make sure it's true before you put your reputation behind it ...
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