Think you can spot fake news? Hear from Mike Caulfield about his techniques for teaching students to ditch their biases and determine whether a news story is valid. Mike discusses our tendency to believe news stories that support our views and dismiss stories that are contrary to them. Learn some easy methods to reduce cognitive overload and quickly assess whether you can trust the news stories you find online. Plus, listen in for the debut of newest co-host, Marisol Morales.
Mike Caulfield’s blog post, “Stop Reacting and Start Doing the Process”: https://hapgood.us/2018/09/07/stop-reacting-and-start-doing-the-process/
Four Moves fact-checking techniques: https://fourmoves.blog/
Stanford History Education Group: https://sheg.stanford.edu/
Online verification skills video series: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLsSbsdukQ8VYy88IiSJhz4NyBxxtLzsNr
Mike Caulfield’s book: https://webliteracy.pressbooks.com/
CIVIL journalism ecosystem: https://civil.co/
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