Media Literacy & Fake News: A Syllabus | JSTOR Daily

In some ways, the entire mission of JSTOR Daily is about media literacy. Our goal is to provide scholarly context to the news using the methodical thinking that goes into careful research. Any story you read on the site does this work, which becomes more important as disinformation circulates on the internet. That said, the following stories take “fake news” and media literacy head on, suggesting lessons from the past and steps we can take now to educate ourselves and our students about how to be thoughtful consumers of information.
— Read on