In 2023, let’s resolve to stop the flood of misinformation and care before we share. News literacy is an urgent and essential life skill for the 21st century. Credible, standards-based news outlets play an important role in helping citizens recognize what news and information to trust. Do you have what it takes to stop the flood of misinformation online?
Start by celebrating National News Literacy Week, presented by the News Literacy Project and The E.W. Scripps Company, during the week of January 23-27.
- Register to attend a free virtual event: Your brain and misinformation: Why people believe lies and conspiracy theories on Thursday, January 26 at 2:00pm.
- Test your skills with a free interactive quiz: Is it Legit? Vetting news sources for credibility
- Sharpen your news literacy skills with short articles, activities, quizzes, and more with News Literacy Tips, Tools & Quizzes
- Explore the Bailey Library News Literacy Research Guide for tips on evaluating news, helpful fact-checking sites, and more!
- Just want the video? Don’t miss John Green’s Crash Course: Navigating Digital Information Series. It’s eye-opening, helpful, and lots of fun!