Findings suggest that a high “need for affect” (NFA), or desire for strong emotions, can mislead readers into thinking they learned more than they actually did.
News Co/Lab Managing Director Kristy Roschke is heading to Washington, D.C., to share a recent Fresno Bee and Spaceship Media collaboration at the International Communication Association pre-conference.
News Co/Lab Co-founder Dan Gillmor will discuss how journalists and journalism educators can use annotation to increase transparency at the I Annotate 2019 conference May 23.
UC Davis study finds viewers’ digital literacy skills, social media use and digital imaging experience are “significant predictors of image credibility evaluation.”
News literacy messages can counteract misinformation and boost positive beliefs of news literacy, but only with multiple messages.
Discover how a major news company has built a new CMS tool to help its journalists make a transparent leap forward.
In a sea of misinformation, it takes a sharp eye to recognize subtle signs of fakery. Luckily, there are ways for you to train yourself to recognize an image that’s been edited to mislead you.
PEN America addresses how misinformation has — and will — shaped American elections in its newest report, “Truth on the Ballot.”
Can media literacy education mitigate the effect of selective exposure?
Founder Sally Lehrman discusses how research is helping mold the organization’s future efforts.
Uncivil comments taint people's perception of a news site. They also make moderators more emotionally exhausted and less likely to trust said news outlet, researchers with UT Austin found. Moderating Uncivil Comments Hurts Trust In News University of Texas at...
A new study notes Middle Eastern participants are more confident in identifying misinformation, but there was no significant difference in how people verified information. Youthquakes in a Post-Truth Era: Exploring Social Media News Use and Information...
Although many Moroccan secondary school teachers want to teach their students media literacy, educators cite limited training and materials as huge hurdles. Media Literacy Education in Secondary School: Teachers’ Attitudes By Hanae Ait Hattani Journal of Media...
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