Author: Delaney White

Media literacy, photography skills — not content — matter most when IDing fake images

UC Davis study finds viewers’ digital literacy skills, social media use and digital imaging experience are “significant predictors of image credibility evaluation.”

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Flu vaccine myths and misinformation: Don’t spread it in the first place

The spread of flu vaccine misinformation is changing the way we share information.

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College students are skeptical of misinformation

Half of students surveyed said they are not confident in discerning “real news” from “fake news.”

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How to restore trust? Look to traditional journalism tenets

A new study finds Australians want their news to be accurate and objective, not necessarily friendly and accessible.

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Fake and conspiracy news outlets dominated during 2016 election

Knight research finds 6.6 million tweets linked to fake and conspiracy news publishers in the month before the 2016 election.

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Social media use is evolving for a new generation of teens

As the technology landscape evolves for young people, so do concerns about the impact it is having on their lives.

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Educators unsure: Can students identify fake news?

A new study finds nearly all education leaders are concerned about “students’ inability to gauge the reliability of online news.”

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Social media: Changing the way news is consumed

Inaccuracy tops people’s concerns about social media, Pew researchers find.

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