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Reality check: How can we teach kids to recognize fake news?

A few years back, I began seeing Facebook posts about celebrities moving to small towns across America, including Decatur. The stories maintained …

Fake News

#AltAltGov: Why Fonts Where Uppercase "I" Looks Like Lowercase "L" Are Stupid https://t.co/pr6pbIECvE

Literacy can mean distinguishing between fact and fiction

School for skeptics<p>In the internet age, literacy means distinguishing between fact and fiction<p>By <b>Vanessa Glavinskas</b> Illustrations by <b>Harry Campbell</b><p>When …

Meeting Recording: Digital Forensics and News Literacy Education

Fighting Against Fake: How to Figure Out the Facts | LFA: Join The Conversation - Public School Insights

<b>By Peter Adams</b><p><i>This commentary originally appeared in The State Journal-Register in Springfield, Ill., and is republished with permission</i><p>We’ve become …

FACT CHECK: Did Demi Moore Say 'I Do Not Want Trump Supporters for Fans'?

CLAIM<p>Actress Demi Moore proclaimed that she doesn't want Trump supporters for fans.<p>RATING<p>ORIGIN<p>Ever since the 2016 U.S. presidential election, shady …

Donald Trump

The News Literacy Project: Let's fight against fake in 2018

We’ve become so accustomed to frequently and easily accessing information on-demand — from more sources and in more forms than at any other time in …

5 Takeaways from News Literacy EdCamp

Fake news is such a hot term right now that it’s difficult to spend a day without hearing it mentioned. From Twitter, to Facebook, to even our own …

Fake News

How the DeVos resignation rumor went viral -- and what to do next time

<b>What to do when fake news goes viral, based on last week’s now-debunked Betsy DeVos resignation story.</b><p><b>By Alexander Russo</b><p>Over the last week or so, the …

Journalism

Need help sorting out what's fake news and what's not?

For every bit of information in the newsosphere, there is probably a piece of misinformation competing with it.<p>The sources of misinformation can be …

Journalism

What is 'fake news' – and how do you spot it?

Fake news: easy to dismiss as just another Trump-ism. But the consequences of fictional reporting – done for profit (clickbait that increases web …

Hurricane Harvey: That shark photo is fake — and part of a bigger problem

<i>Corrections and clarifications: An earlier version of this story misstated the role of the Fox News employee fooled by the shark photo. He is a host.</i><p>As a captivated nation watches a historic storm ravage the Texas coast, people around the country are sharing extraordinary images of Harvey and its …

Extreme Weather

Cost of living: How far will my salary go in another city? - CNNMoney

Cost of Living Calculator | Bethesda-Gaithersburg-Frederick, MD vs. Chicago, IL | NerdWallet

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Calculators

Cost of Living Cities - Bethesda Maryland and Chicago Illinois for Senior Vice President (SVP), Operations

Cost of Living Calculator - Chicago, IL<p>Cost of Living in Chicago, Illinois by Expense Category<p>Salary Range for a Senior Vice President (SVP), …