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Twitter and Lies: How They Snowball

In this media literacy activity students analyze an excerpt from a research study published in a scientific journal and a news article about the study in an online magazine for messages about the spread of lies on Twitter and the differences in writing for different target audiences.

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Resource Details

Relevant Subject Area(s)

Psychology, Journalism, Consumer Education, Sociology, General Media Literacy, Library/Information Literacy

Grade Level(s)

High School, College

Media Type(s)

Informational Text, Magazine, Social Media


Sox Sperry

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Resource Standard Common Core ELA Strand
Reading For Science and Technical Subjects (RST), Reading: Informational text (RI)