Tag: media literacy

Talking truth to power

Disinformation is a well-worn path to power and those in power abuse it to maintain themselves amidst controversy.  Where then does the ordinary citizen and scholar turn to find the truth amidst a whirlwind of lies, often repeated innocently by

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Critical thinking

How to introduce a blog AND entice you to read it? Maybe a topic of the month? I thought to myself. My topic ‘of the month’ might hold your interest for 5 minutes. That’s all it takes to read a

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Reading between the headlines: from fake news to Firstnews

Parody, deception, the manipulation of information, unethical news reporting, and ‘alternative facts’ are more and more prevalent as the war for hearts and minds heats up worldwide and politicians and spin doctors seek to play on our basic instincts and hardwired psychological tendencies.

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