Updated February 24, 2020
I am collecting resources (a work in progress…) around the web that will help raise awareness, learn about the topics of information, news, and media literacy with videos, article, games, podcasts, books and miscellaneous resources.
You might want to bookmark this post and return to look for any additions to the list.
- How News Literate Are You?
- A Reminder That ‘Fake News’ Is An Information Literacy Problem – Not A Technology Problem by Kalev Leetaru
- Information, Media & News Literacies: Word Bank by Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano
- Professional Trolls and Subliminal Information by Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano
- More Dangerous than Technology by Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano
- Information & Media Literacy for 2020 and Beyond by Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano
- Learn how to spot fake faces at a glance
- Tips to become media literate by Erik Palmer
- Fake: Searching for Truth in the Age of Misinformation by PBS- Connecticut Public Television
- SIFT (The Four Moves) by Mike Caulfield
- How to know what to trust? (PDF) by The News Literacy Project
- Which Face is Real?
by University of Washington as part of the Calling Bullshit project.
Our aim is to make you aware of the ease with which digital identities can be faked, and to help you spot these fakes at a single glance.
- Troll Factory
Troll Factory shows you first-hand how information operations work on social media. The goal of the game is to illustrate how fake news, emotive content and bot armies are utilized to affect moods, opinions and decision-making.
- The Bad News Game
From fake news to chaos! How bad are you? Get as many followers as you can.
- Which is Legit?
Can you spot the knock off? Test your ability to recognize and distinguish “fake news” sites from those of legitimate, standards-based news organizations.
- The Fact Checkers Dilemma: Humans are hardwired to dismiss facts that don’t fit their worldview by Adrian Bardon
- Prebunking interventions based on the psychological theory of “inoculation” can reduce susceptibility to misinformation across cultures. | HKS Misinformation Review
- Alternative Facts, Misinformation, and Fake News by Springer
- Future Skills for Fact-Checking Online Fakes HMH Learning Moments: Shaping the Future podcast series
- The Challenge of Teaching News Literacy Edsurge Podcast
- The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 112 Critical Media Literacy And Fake News In Post-Truth America
Psychology behind it…
- How Disinformation Hacks Your Brain by Brett Beasley, Scientific American
- The fact-checker’s dilemma: Humans are hardwired to dismiss facts that don’t fit their worldview by Adrian Bardon- Nieman Foundation at Harvard
Fact Checking Sites
- Science: Hypothesis
- Science: Climate Feedback
- Politifacts- The Poynter Institute
- Top 10 sites to help students check their facts by ISTE
- The 8 Best Fact-Checking Sites for Finding Unbiased Truth by Megan Ellis
- Tools that fight Disinformation Online (Bot/spam detection, Codes and standards, Credibility scoring, Disinformation tracking Education/training, Verification Whitelisting)
- Reverse Google Image Search
- TinEye– another reverse image search
- Turn Students into Fact Finding Web Detectives by Common Sense
- News Media Literacy by Erik Palmer
- Media Literacy Now
- Guide to Finding Fakes and Facts (PDF)
- It’s Time To Go Mobile While Teaching News Literacy by Darren Hodgins & Jennifer LaGarde
- News Bias Explored
- News and Media Literacy Collection by PBS
- Journalism, Fake News & Disinformation by Unesco (PDF)
- Breaking News, Media Manipulation, and Mis- and Disinformation by Common Sense
- False, Misleading, Clickbait-y, and/or Satirical “News” Sources (Google Doc)
Making Debunking Visible
- Six Fake News Techniques and Simple Tools to Vet Them by Global Investigative Journalism Network
- Julie Smith’s Debunking Video YouTube Playlist
- Fact vs. Fiction by Darren Hodgins and Jennifer LaGarde
- Master the Media by Julie Smith
- News Literacy- The Key to combating fake news by Michelle Luhtala