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There’s a lot of information online, but sometimes it’s hard to tell what is fact, what is a reliable, and what is not. Media literacy is a skill that helps us learn how to look at information analyze what we find online and look at it with a critical lens. Here are some tips about being media literate.
Misleading news explained by Webwise.ie
Media Literacy 101 – an overview from MediaSmarts
Media Literacy Fundamentals – a great resource for educators from MediaSmarts
Resources for Students, Teachers, & Parents – a rich list of resources to explain and teach media literacy from Media Literacy Now
Building Healthy Relationships with Media – a great guide from the National Association for Media Literacy Education and Trend Micro with examples of how to deal with fake news, deceptive ads, hoaxes, etc.
News Literacy Project – lots of great resources from an organization focused on helping students become critical consumers of the news.
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There are more than 3 billion Internet users worldwide. There are als0 more than 6 billion mobile phones and of these over 1 billion of those are smartphones. 20-25% of teens have been bullied online and 75-80% haven’t. If you’re looking for numbers, here are some sites with cool stats about who’s doing what online: