Fake News & Media Literacy

What’s fake news, and how can we spot it? This episode is about media literacy, and offers insights on how to spot fake news, as well as media bias, and skewed data.

We talked with Clay Johnson, author of The Information Diet and the co-founder of Blue State Digital, the firm that built and managed Barack Obama’s online campaign for the presidency in 2008.

Here’s a few resources to dig deeper:

How to tell fake news from real news - TED Ed

How to Spot Fake News - FactCheck.org

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