Archive for Fake News

Want to Stop Fake News? Pay for the Real Thing
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Want to Stop Fake News? Pay for the Real Thing

Facebook and Google have been brutal to the news business. But this primarily reflects a failure of imagination. The tech giants are the world’s best ... Read More
Quiz: Can You Pick Out 2018's Top Fake News Stories?
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Quiz: Can You Pick Out 2018’s Top Fake News Stories?

2018 was a year of serious fact-checks and cries of fake news. Did you survive with all your facts intact? Take our quiz to see ... Read More
The Year In Review: Our Top Posts of 2018
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The Year In Review: Our Top Posts of 2018

As we head into the new year, we wanted to look back at some of the interesting things we learned in 2018. Over the course ... Read More
Quiz: Do You Know Which Election Headlines Are Real?
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Quiz: Do You Know Which Election Headlines Are Real?

As midterm elections approach in the U.S., fake news producers have been sharing more and more stories that paint one side or the other as ... Read More
Rising Star Steph Solis, Asbury Park Press
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Rising Star Steph Solis, Asbury Park Press

Steph Solis knew she wanted to be a journalist since she was little. “I was one of those obnoxious kids who has known since sixth ... Read More
OAH Offers Journalists Free Database of Experts
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OAH Offers Journalists Free Database of Experts

Journalists seeking fresh, fast and thoughtful insight from the nation's foremost historians can now consult a database of experts assembled by the Organization of American ... Read More
Support Real News with Media Literacy Tools for the Classroom
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Support Real News with Media Literacy Tools for the Classroom

With fake news and distrust of the media making it harder for many people to know what to believe, there is ample need for news ... Read More
Newspapers Must Stand in Solidarity Against Trump's Attacks on Press
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Newspapers Must Stand in Solidarity Against Trump’s Attacks on Press

Today, newspapers fought back against President Trump's attacks on the media in the the best way they know how: they took to the presses. In ... Read More
Rising Star: Deborah Swearingen
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Rising Star: Deborah Swearingen

Rising Star Deborah Swearingen has always loved to write. She’s a curious person who describes herself as “interested in people and in learning about people,” ... Read More
First of Three NewsLitCamps In D.C. Begins 4/21
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First of Three NewsLitCamps In D.C. Begins 4/21

Tomorrow the News Literacy Project kicks off the first NewsLitCamp in Washington, D.C. at the Newseum. This full-day, interactive program is focused on connecting teachers ... Read More
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