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Media Literacy: Fact or Fiction

Checkology Virtual Classroom

Games and Other Class Activities


"These activities can be used in conjunction with specific media examples on CMP (Critical Media Project) or more generally used to elicit class discussion and critical thinking."

Can you spot ‘fake news’? Have fun finding the facts with this social media-emulating game that helps students learn and practice quick checks for verifying sources, claims, and photos. Created by CIVIX, a Canadian charity dedicated to building the skills and habits of active and informed citizenship.

Presented by the Clemson University Media Forensics Hub, this fun quiz lets "YOU examine images of real social media content and decide whether it's from a legitimate account or an internet troll."


How False News Spreads

Media Manipulation Casebook


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