The Corrections Dilemma: increased accuracy, decreased trust
The good news: Corrections work. Learn more about our new research in the Journal of Experimental Political Science.
What we learned teaching news literacy during the infodemic
Theresa Walsh Giarrusso details what she — and her students — learned during her news literacy pilot program.
Teachers explore news literacy pilot project
Learn how Theresa Walsh Giarrusso helped New Jersey students better understand and interact with their media landscape.
New grads: Beware LinkedIn scams
Job scams are at a historic high, and the rouses are more elaborate than you may think.
Science the sh*t out of this
Never has it been more important to understand the goals and purpose of science — especially in the context of health.
Our new digital media literacy degree: A “user’s guide” to 21st century digital life
This fall, the Cronkite School is launching its new bachelor’s in Digital Media Literacy — the first of its kind in the country.
Why journalism should be a community leader in media literacy
By making media literacy part of your mission, you can help nurture a community that wants trustworthy information.
5 Mediactive principles for media creators
We are all media creators and our content impacts others. Here are our tips on doing it well using journalistic practices.
6 Mediactive principles for media consumers
Consuming media is part of everyday life, but it’s also a skill that we can all improve on. Here are our best tips for doing it well.
Q&A: Providing critical COVID-19 info to the communities that need it most
Side Effects Public Media journalists Dave Rosenthal and Brittani Howell break down how they’re combatting health misinformation during the pandemic.
How the news media can reel in younger audiences
Since young people find authenticity, fairness, diversity and inclusiveness “critically important,” incorporating these values into news coverage can help draw in this demographic. How Young People Consume News and The Implications For Mainstream Media Reuters...
Young Australians prefer to get their news from family, study finds
While one-third of young Australians feel confident about spotting fake news online, most rarely or never try to find out if online news stories are true or not. Advancing children’s news media literacy: learning from the practices and experiences of young...
People who share news on social media are more susceptible to misinformation
People with higher levels of news literacy are less likely to use social media for their news, preferring more trusted sources instead. People who do get their news from social media are much less skeptical of online news, which makes them vulnerable to...