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Fake news and media literacy

December 12, 2016

Tags: conspiracy theory, media literacy, clicks

Pat McNees, updated 10-13-17, 7-6-17, 6-8-17, 2-7-17, 1-11-17
To begin with: We Tracked Down A Fake-News Creator In The Suburbs. Here's What We Learned (Laura Sydell, All Tech Considered, NPR, 11-23-16) During the run-up to the presidential election, fake news really took off. "It was just anybody with a blog can get on there and find a big, huge Facebook group of kind of rabid Trump supporters just waiting to eat up this red meat that they're about to get served," (more…)