media literacy

  • Identify Fake News With The ‘Bad News’ Web Game

    Last year we told you about Bad News, a web game that teaches you about misinformation by putting you in the role of a trolling media tycoon. Now, the game’s creators have evidence that the game works as a “vaccine” against misinformation – and they’ve created a simplified version for kids.

  • How To Spot Bogus Polls In The News

    How To Spot Bogus Polls In The News

    When you’re reading the news, it can feel reassuring when the journalist backs up their claim with survey results. But not all surveys are equally trustworthy. Thankfully there are a few telltale signs of untrustworthy polls – as well as polls you can kind of trust. Yeah, it’s a spectrum.