Trusting Web Videos on COVID-19 (Or Not)
In this media literacy activity students analyze for credibility four video clips of people giving prevention advice during the Covid-19 crisis: President Donald Trump, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, a New York City primary care doctor during an online family information session, and a naturopathic doctor during a televangelist TV program. These were all posted online in March of 2020.
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Relevant Subject Area(s)Health, Journalism, Consumer Education, US History And Government, Sociology, General Media Literacy, Library/Information Literacy
Grade Level(s)Middle School, High School, College
Media Type(s)News - Video, Speech, Television Commercial, Television Program, Web Video
View StandardsResource Standard Common Core ELA Strand
Speaking and Listening (SL)