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Media Literacy

While the term "fake news" has been floating around the media a lot, it turns out it's a lot more complex than just a completely false article. News can be biased, have misleading titles, or simply be satire.

This necessitates media literacy, which is "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." 

Stoney Brook Center for News Literacy, "Glossary: The Language of News Literacy," Digital Resource Center, http://drc.centerfornewsliteracy.org/glossary-language-news-literacy.

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