How False Statistics Spread in the Digital World
In this media literacy activity students analyze a newspaper headline and photo, a tweet, an academic journal and a university survey for messages about the spread of false information via different media sources.
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Relevant Subject Area(s)Journalism, Sociology, General Media Literacy, Library/Information Literacy
Grade Level(s)High School, College
Media Type(s)Informational Text, Magazine, News - Print, Photograph, Social Media
View StandardsResource Standard Common Core ELA Strand
Reading: Informational text (RI), Speaking and Listening (SL)