Before we end our special week of coverage about who is in charge of the news, we wanted to empower all of you with ways to distinguish credible journalism from social media posts that may be shared by your friends and family that’s not based in fact. Today on the show, we were joined by the head of UIUC’s journalism department and a Ph.D. student in Learning Sciences at Northwestern. We also had advice about distinguishing posts from the News Literacy Project’s senior vice president of education.
Senior vice president of education, News Literacy Project
Professor and Head of the Department of Journalism, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Ph.D student in Learning Sciences, Northwestern University
Can you tell the difference between social media posts that are false or misleading and those that are credible?🤔
— Illinois Public Media (@willpublicmedia) October 26, 2021
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