Part 1/3 from Digital Citizenship through Media Literacy; an inauguration day workshop taught at Missoula Public Library through Good Jobs Missoula and the Missoula Area Labor Council.
Think of media literacy as the lens of perception or the eyes you are choosing to put on when you consume media information. This lens is questioning of authority, conscious of inequality, and seeks transparency and truth.
- What is media literacy? What is digital literacy?
- How is it different from other literacies?
- How does the digital realm change media literacy?
Reading & Resources
- Digital Divide in 2016 Pew Research Center
- The divides are narrowing, but educational and access inequalities mean that certain groups have very different behaviors online
- “The digital divide shifts to differences in usage” New Media & Society** (PDF)
- “Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Civic Online Reasoning” Stanford History Education Group
- “Students Have ‘Dismaying’ Inability to Tell Fake News from Real, Study Find” NPR News
- “6 easy ways to tell if that viral story is a hoax” The Conversation
- Online News LibGuide County College Morris
- Fake News Research Guide Temple University
- Thumbs up, Tucker Carlson
- Organizations are making it harder Industry P.R. Firms Posing as Think Tanks
- “Fake News May Not Be Protected Speech” Bloomberg View
- “Reading Fake News, Pakistani Minister Directs Nuclear Threat at Israel” NY Times
- Googling Google
- “Google Fixes Algorithm to Remove Holocaust-Denying Results and Other “Non-Authoritative Information” Gizmodo
- “Googling Google” Critical Library Pedagogy Handbook