Fighting Fake News – How libraries can lead the way on media literacy

 

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From American Libraries:

Librarians—whether public, school, academic, or special—all seek to ensure that patrons who ask for help get accurate information.

Given the care that librarians bring to this task, the recent explosion in unverified, unsourced, and sometimes completely untrue news has been discouraging, to say the least. According to the Pew Research Center, a majority of US adults are getting their news in real time from their social media feeds.

Read more…..https://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/2016/12/27/fighting-fake-news/

 

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