The Parent and Educator Guide to Media Literacy and Fake News
We hear a lot about “fake news,” but that term, which was coined fairly recently, is really a symptom of much larger problems, including the lack of media literacy. More than 80 percent of middle and high school students surveyed were unable to distinguish between advertisements and real news stories. As parents and educators, it’s our job to help our students become more savvy consumers of information. The Parent and Educator Guide to Media Literacy and Fake News can guide you in that responsibility.