news-literacy

Report finds nearly half of Americans get their news from social media | The Numbers Racket

BY: - October 25, 2021

The majority (60 percent) of white adults said they regularly received their news from Facebook, compared with Black and Hispanic adults, who said they regularly (21 percent and 37 percent respectively) got their news from Snapchat. 

COMMENTARY

There’s as much noise as news and it’s getting harder to tell one from the other | Opinion

BY: - October 25, 2021

Realistically, though, most of us have other things to do than devote a large chunk of our day to perusing the websites of multiple news outlets to learn whether they’re all reporting more or less the same things. We have to trust. But whom do we trust?

COMMENTARY

Too many people think satirical news is real | Opinion

BY: - August 18, 2019

Ohio State researchers discovered that many of the false stories weren’t the kind that were trying to intentionally deceive their readers; they actually came from satirical sites, and many people seemed to believe them.