Online Verification Skills — Video 1: Introductory Video
This video is the first of four featuring Mike Caulfield, a professor who focuses on ways to teach news verification skills. He has created a targeted approach for students (and anyone else) to properly identify content on the web. The skllls needed to be properly skeptical of what we are seeing takes understanding and practice. These media/digital literacy skills as we all go to the web for the information we need. Easy, repeatable web techniques for the online searching keeps us from making poor judgements, or being drawn toward ideas or improper content.
7 Ways to Avoid Misinformation
7 ways to avoid misinformation about the election - Poynter As Election Day approaches, you may be more likely to see online disinformation that's aimed at influencing your vote…www.poynter.org There are numerous methods availabale to detect misinformationl. As this article describes, with Election Day approaching, the amount of online disinformation targeting votes requires us to be aware of what is being aimed at us to influence our vote.