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This groundbreaking report from the Stanford History Education Group studied the ability of young people to judge the credibility of online information. Listen to an interview with Dr. Sam Wineburg, an author of this study.
From NPR's "1A": There’s big money to be made warping reality, but now, some of the world’s biggest newsrooms are setting themselves up to call out lies when they happen. Joshua Johnson talks with two media reporters about what can be done to fight what’s often called “fake news,” and the false accusations of “fake news.” Plus, we’ll hear from a news literacy expert for tips on how not to get duped by fiction masquerading as journalism.