The Death of Kobe Bryant: How Viral Media Spreads Misinformation
In this media literacy activity students analyze screen grabs from a YouTube page, a Facebook post, a network news video page and online headlines, photos and captions for messages about credibility of Internet news reporting.
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Relevant Subject Area(s)Journalism, Consumer Education, Sociology, General Media Literacy, Library/Information Literacy
Grade Level(s)Middle School, High School, College
Media Type(s)News - Print, Photograph, Social Media, Webpage
View StandardsResource Standard Common Core ELA Strand
Reading: History Social Studies (RH), Reading: Informational text (RI)