The ability to use critical thinking skills to judge the reliability and credibility of news reports, whether they come via print, television or the internet glossary: the language of news literacy stony brook university's center for news literacy be critical of what you use and share the resources below will. Take the challenge: news literacy the issue: over the past year, hoaxes and unsubstantiated reports often have been perceived as fact fake news stories have been shared millions of times on social media sites like facebook and twitter, where youth are most likely to get their news the people who shared the. Professional journalists, educators and students discuss the definition of news literacy, why it's important to strengthen our democracy, and how it can be b. News literacy is the acquisition of 21st-century, critical-thinking skills for analyzing and judging the reliability of news and information, differentiating among facts, opinions and assertions in the media we consume, create and distribute it can be taught most effectively in cross-curricular, inquiry-based. How “news literacy” gets web misinformation wrong i have a simple web literacy model when confronted with a dubious claim: check for previous fact- checking work go upstream to the source read laterally that's it there's a couple admonitions in there to check your emotions and think recursively.
Ten years ago, alan miller, a pulitzer prize-winning reporter at the los angeles times, founded the news literacy project, an effort to teach students how to distinguish what's real and fake in the age of digital communication that was a time when students used the internet to do research and struggled with. An essential guide to critical news analysis in the ever-evolving digital media landscape applying a media literacy framework to journalism practices and standards, this inquiry-driven primer teaches students to analyze news from print, tv, radio, online and their personal social networks students learn strategies to. News literacy: global perspectives for the newsroom and the classroom (mass communication and journalism) [paul mihailidis] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers news literacy gathers leading scholars, educators, and media makers to explore new approaches to thinking about.
Help students become informed and effective civic participants in today's digital landscape this unit is design to develop students' critical thinking, news literacy, civic engagement, and social-emotional skills and competencies. In an era where much of the conversation about communication is about fake news, msl is committed to the goals of the news literacy project as a service to our clients, partners and “consumers of news” around the globe, we are pleased to share their 7 simple steps “to avoid being manipulated, fooled. About our mission the need origin and history program partner news organizations board greg mccaffery staff darragh worland mary lynn hickey leslie hoffecker advisory committees nlp in the news fishbowlla national endowment for democracy global news literacy roundtable discussion on.
The american library association (ala), in collaboration with the center for news literacy at the stony brook school of journalism, announce media literacy @ your library, a pilot program that will train public library professionals to teach their adult patrons to be better informed news consumers. Guest blogger peter adams of the news literacy project suggests three methods for teaching critical thinking skills and smart media consumption habits to a generation growing up in a climate of information overload.
The news literacy project and jwt new york are looking to fight the ongoing problem of fake news with a campaign that includes a new sideways facing font. How news literacy programs can help journalists earn back trust by howard schneider in the fall of 2006, after spending nearly 35 years as a reporter, editor and then the editor of one of america's largest daily newspapers, i left my job to help start the newest journalism school in the country even then, it. “news literacy is the acquisition of 21st-century, critical-thinking skills for analyzing and judging the reliability of news and information, differentiating among facts, opinions and assertions in the media we consume, create and distribute it can be taught most effectively in cross-curricular, inquiry-based formats at all grade. News literacy resources api provides many different resources that news organizations, educators, advisors, parents and students can use to better understand how news and media works many of these resources were the product of the former newspaper association of america foundation, which merged with api in.
Through a series of observational studies of a news literacy course based at stony brook university, james klurfeld and howard schneider examine methods to better train emerging journalists and news consumers to be savvier and more discerning reporters and readers this paper is a detailed dive into how to reinforce. These sources are media watch groups that report on misleading news and seek to prevent inaccurate and misleadning news fairness & accuracy in reporting ( fair): a national media watch groups offers documented criticism of media bias and censorship and works for free speech and greater diversity.
Making sense of the news: news literacy lessons for digital citizens from the university of hong kong, the state university of new york never before has the need for news literacy been more urgent as news consumers are bombarded with a constant. The news literacy project 73k likes how to know what to believe. When confronted with a dubious claim news claim we should check previous fact checking work, go upstream, read laterally. Under the principle go where the people are, newsrooms are now making stories and features that are fully native to social platformsone this is easier in the case of chatbots,two harder when it comes to audio,three which is just starting to adapt to the social media age to reach people directly — without platforms in the.