Media Literacy in the Search for Solutions
V. Media Literacy in the Search for Solutions
See: Citizen Power, Chapter 7
This video contains tips for finding facts you can trust – for example:
- Look for sites with history of publishing credible information which is cited by news outlets & academic institutions
- Check out the author’s profile and qualifications – are they a qualified expert on the subject of the article?
- Be skeptical of sensational headlines
- Check yourself for confirmation bias: are you only reading articles by authors that share your opinion?