[Digital Brief] "In an Era of Fake News, Teaching Students to Parse Fact From Fiction" (NY Times)

March 24, 2017
News Literacy

"Would I share this? Would that be responsible of me as a news consumer?"  This question is more important now than ever especially among people in a digital age.  A New York Times artice, "In an Era of Fake News, Teaching Students to Parse Fact From Fiction,"  introduces a story about how sixth-graders at a Brooklyn middle school learn to tell a real news story from an ad disguised as news.