More than ever, media literacy is crucial to being an informed citizen. Media content bombards us from every angle. Much of this content is biased, unreliable, and outright false. A media literate citizen views media with a critical eye and is able to discern fact from fiction. The resources on this web page will help you become a more savvy consumer of media content and a stronger digital citizen.
Given the sheer volume of news available, how can the average person separate fact from fiction? The video below draws from common sense, critical thinking skills, and universal standards of journalism to give viewers the tools to discern fact from fiction in news reports, identify fake news, and evaluate the biases of real news.