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How to spot fake news and teach kids to be media-savvy


Teaching critical thinking: As more and more people use social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat for their news and information, it's getting harder to tell what's real and what's fake. — Common Sense Media/TNS

Teaching critical thinking: As more and more people use social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat for their news and information, it's getting harder to tell what's real and what's fake. — Common Sense Media/TNS

THIS just in! Breaking news! You don't want to miss THIS! 

If you get your news online or from social media, this type of headline sounds very familiar. What's real? What's fake? What's satire? Now that anyone with access to a phone or computer can publish information online, it's getting harder to tell. 

   

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