MediaWise in the news

2020:

New York Times: These Students Are Learning About Fake News and How to Spot It
Iowa City Press-Citizen: Digital info literacy group MediaWise brings info to first-time voters
The New Hampshire: Media literacy and fake news
Concord Monitor: Concord High juniors learn importance of checking news sites for accuracy
The Christian Science Monitor: Whose reality? Propaganda in the age of social media
The Daily Iowan: MediaWise Voter Project kicks off with UI visit
The Daily Iowan: UI School of Journalism will sponsor a media literacy workshop on Friday
Facebook Journalism Project: Investing in U.S. Media Literacy Initiatives
News Daily: With dance challenges and explainer videos, publishers invade TikTok to court Gen Z
USA Today: Social media is full of lies, and the Iran attacks show how dangerous they’ve become


2019:

HMH podcast: Future Skills for Fact-Checking Online Fakes
GNI Blog: MediaWise helps millions discern fact and fiction online
Snapchat: How to stop harmful rumors from going viral
Time for Kids: Be Internet Smart
SWVA Today: Tech group teaches students how to sort fact and fiction online
For the Love Podcast: Deconstructing Fake News with MediaWise’s Heaven Taylor-Wynn
WWD: What Does Gen Z Want? Real News
The Salem News: Mind the blue checkmark: Media foundation, Salem News team to help students spot ‘fake news’
Google Blog: How I teach my friends to know what’s actually true online
Seventeen: What Is Fake News and How Can I Spot It?
Metabunk: MediaWise #IsThisLegit program
Arizona State University news lab: YouTube series “Navigating Digital Misinformation” teaches teens to be MediaWise
NBC Nightly News: New program aims to help teens separate fact from fiction in online news
USA Today: Why ‘NBC Nightly News’ anchor Lester Holt is teaching teens about fact-checking
National Association for Media Literacy: Spotlight on MediaWise: More than just fact-checking
School library journal: John Green launches Crash Course: Navigating Digital Information
Houston Chronicle: Houston-area students learn about online fact-checking
Google Blog: Helping teens root out misinformation and get media savvy
The Hill: Let’s teach 1 million teenagers how to spot fake news by 2020
Click 2 Houston: Teen fact-checking network event held at Memorial High School
Digiday: How Google-backed MediaWise is teaching teens media literacy


2018:

Fast Company: Can you spot fake news before hitting “share”? Kids are learning and so can you
Time: How Your Brain Tricks You Into Believing Fake News
CNBC: YouTube will use six popular YouTube stars to educate kids about fake news
Usable Knowledge: From Digital Native to Digital Expert
Stanford: Stanford education scholars to create resources to help young people spot fake information online
Phi Delta Kappan: Why we need a new approach to teaching digital literacy


2016:

Wall Street Journal: Most Students Don’t Know When News Is Fake, Stanford Study Finds