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News literacy : the keys to combating fake news / Michelle Luhtala and Jacquelyn Whiting.

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  • ISBN: 9781440861529
  • ISBN: 1440861528
  • Physical Description: vi, 173 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, an imprint of ABC-CLIO-LLC, [2018]

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-165) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction to news literacy -- A brief history of disinformation -- What the research says about students' media literacy -- Echo chambers, filter bubbles, and likes, oh my! -- The stages of research : a model -- Lessons for developing information literacy -- Citations are a tool for source evaluation -- Big takeaways -- A longer unit of study -- Rubrics.
Summary, etc.:
"The focus on fake news, "alternative facts," and general media mendacity distracts us from a very real educational challenge: teaching students the skills and dispositions that make them careful and thorough researchers. This is hard work, nd there are no easy recipes to facilitate the process. However, with carefully scaffolded lessons that nurture students to become increasingly savvy inquirers, readers, and writers, librarians and content area educators can help students meet these challenges and become informed, active citizens"-- Provided by publisher.
This book explains the difficulty in nurturing students to become critical researchers and offers practical lessons that empower students to excavate information that will help them learn. This guide to teaching news literacy explores a wealth of resources and classroom-tested lessons that educators in grades 7-12 can use in their own libraries and classrooms and explains the steps of the inquiry and research process in detail.
Subject: Information literacy.
Fake news.
Mass media > Objectivity.
Electronic information resource literacy.
Internet literacy.
Press > Influence.
Media literacy > Study and teaching.

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News Literacy : The Keys to Combating Fake News
News Literacy : The Keys to Combating Fake News
by Luhtala, Michelle; Whiting, Jacquelyn
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Table of Contents

News Literacy : The Keys to Combating Fake News

SectionSection DescriptionPage Number
1Introduction to News Literacyp. 1
2A Brief History of Disinformationp. 5
3What the Research Says about Students' Media Literacyp. 9
4Echo Chambers, Filter Bubbles, and Likes, Oh My!p. 17
    Do Your Students Know There Is a Problem?p. 17
    The Age of the Citizen Journalistp. 18
5The Stages of Research: A Modelp. 21
    Wonderp. 22
    Investigatep. 23
    Synthesizep. 24
    Expressp. 27
    Reviewp. 28
6Lessons for Developing Information Literacyp. 33
    Developing Research Questionsp. 33
Lesson 1        Question Stemsp. 34
Lesson 2        The QFTp. 38
Lesson 3        What Is My Bias?p. 41
Lesson 4        Primary Source Close Readingp. 45
Lesson 5        Text, Context, and Subtext in Primary Sourcesp. 48
Lesson 6        Agree and Disagree with Primary Source Authorsp. 57
Lesson 7        What Is This Source?p. 60
Lesson 8        Source Evaluationp. 65
Lesson 9        Which Source Does the Job?p. 71
Lesson 10        How Can Two Writers Reach Such Different Conclusions?p. 72
Lesson 11        Editorials, Op-Eds, and Blogs, Oh My!p. 75
Lesson 12        Reading for Editorial Biasp. 76
Lesson 13        Not All Editorials Are Essaysp. 78
Lesson 14        Opinion in Many Formsp. 79
Lesson 15        Parody and Satirep. 80
Lesson 16        Propaganda, Hoaxes, and Other Forms of Manipulationp. 82
Lesson 17        Analysis of Social Media as a Tool for Persuasionp. 85
Lesson 18        Fact-Checkersp. 89
Lesson 19        Anatomy of a Stump Speechp. 92
Lesson 20        Unpacking a Visual Text-Paintingsp. 93
Lesson 21        Unpacking a Visual Text-Photographsp. 95
Lesson 22        Building Capacities for Critical Thinking by Fostering Empathyp. 98
Lesson 23        Branding and Advertisingp. 101
Lesson 24        Expose the Trailp. 104
Lesson 25        Protection by the First Amendmentp. 107
Lesson 26        Media Watchp. 110
    Overcoming Student Resistance to Close Readingp. 112
7Citations Are a Tool for Source Evaluationp. 115
Appendix 7ABibliography Feedback Comment Bankp. 121
Appendix 7BMLA 8 Self-Guided Instruction-Checksp. 127
Appendix 7CBibliography Quizp. 133
Appendix 7DBibliography Checkbricp. 134
8Big Takeawaysp. 137
9A Longer Unit of Studyp. 143
Unit 1    Should I Share This?p. 143
Unit 2    How Can Something Be Both Biased and Meaningful?p. 144
Unit 3    Why Can't I Separate the Medium from the Message?p. 145
Unit 4    Problem-Based Learning: How Can I Use Digital Media for Good?p. 147
10Rubricsp. 149
Works Citedp. 163
Indexp. 167

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