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Can you tell fact from fiction? Ready to check out your online news smarts? Test your knowledge with these practice questions and activities.
FIRST CHALLENGE: FakeOut
How to Choose Your News: Animated video (4:48 min) providing a deeper dive into the history of media, media forms, evaluation tips and social media sharing. Watch the video and try your hand with the multiple choice & open-ended questions.
Material on this page reproduced and adapted with thanks and permission from Mike Caulfield, "Director of blended and networked learning at Washington State University Vancouver, and head of the Digital Polarization Initiative of the American Democracy Project, a multi-school pilot to change the way that online media literacy is taught."