Lesson Plan

How to Choose Your News

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How do you get the truth unfiltered by middlemen? Tune into various sources and note the differences is the suggestion in a short video that begins by providing examples of how media gatekeepers have manipulated information and how those searching for information must filter through available news sources. The presentation ends with a caution to "curate our own experience" so that writers have assured the accuracy of information posted.

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  • The resource includes a link to a talk about media by Clay Shirky
  • Other than directing viewers to check out a variety of sources, no strategies are included for evaluating sources