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Misinformation, Disinformation & Fake News

Date Published: 01/08/2022

A critical mindset is key to being a confident media consumer False stories, half-truths, clickbait – it is very difficult to know what information we can trust in the media. Part of the problem is that there is a spectrum

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News & Information: Be Informed Not Misled!

Date Published: 22/02/2021

When you need information, you want to make sure it is correct.  Nobody wants to look foolish by quoting incorrect facts. In the modern world, you need to be a savvy media user to ensure that you are getting good

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Dealing with Misinformation

Date Published: 19/10/2020

FAKE NEWS is a serious issue in our modern world and it’s getting harder to separate fact from fiction. The News Literacy Project has been established to assist people to separate facts from fiction, rumors, and information that have been

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CoronaCheck: New Fact Checking Newsletter

Date Published: 30/03/2020

We highly recommend subscribing to the CoronaCheck email newsletter whose aim is to innoculate subscribers against misinformation! Information and social media literacy skills are vital at this crucial time and this is the perfect fact-checking resource to have in your

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Tips to Deal With Disturbing News

Date Published: 18/03/2020

Dealing with the current saturation of Coronavirus news and its daily changing nature can be hard for both parents and kids. Of course, it has never been more important to get that news from trustworthy sources and for students to

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Media Literacy

Date Published: 05/11/2019

Get on board and learn to navigate the modern media landscape with the excellent resources provided for teachers and students by the ABC on their Media Literacy site. They can be used to help develop the skills needed to sort

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Media Literacy Week

Date Published: 10/09/2018

This week, ABC Education launches its first Media Literacy Week with a program that aims to equip people of all ages with the skills to sort truth from fiction in news and information. Media Literacy Week, to run from 10-16 September,

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Exercise Your Thinking Skills

Date Published: 17/10/2017

In a era of information overload, students need to build strong critical thinking habits as an important life skill. But what is critical thinking? Critical thinking is thinking on purpose. It’s clear, rational, logical, and independent thinking. It’s about practicing mindful communication and

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