The Lisa Show - Radio Archive, Episode 161 , Segment 3
Episode: STEM, Running, Rom-Coms, Media Literacy, Grilling, Tech for Moms
- May 2, 2019 4:00 pm
- 14:51 mins
Have you ever heard the saying, “you can’t trust everything you read”? Where do you get your news from? A recent study found that about two-thirds of Americans get their news from social media. I know I’ve been guilty of that myself. It’s just so easy! But it can also be problematic, as we can’t always trust what we see online. In this social media driven world, where your aunt’s blog can reach the same audience as a credited news source, how can we find the truth? Here to discuss being media literate in this age of fake news is Julie Smith, professor, author and media literacy expert.