Susquehanna Valley


News & Media Literacy Resources

Sources to Help You and Your Teachers to
Critically Evaluate Media

Cube with words, "AllSides""Don’t be fooled by media bias and fake news. We display the day’s top news stories from the Left, Center and Right of the political spectrum — side-by-side so you can see the full picture."

Abstract outline of person with the words "critical media project" Free lessons which provide the tools to understand media representations of race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, socio-economic class, religion, age, and disability, and develop an understanding as to how these identities intersect.

clip from video that illustrates how Russian trolls have targeted world DemocrayA great three-minute video illustrating how Russian trolls operate with the goal of undermining Democracy and our trust in voting.

Text that reads, "Lateral reading. To get the full picture verify what you're reading as you're reading it." Abstract icon of person.The best and quickest way to evaluate an internet resource is LATERAL READING. Here are a couple of links to short instruction videos:

"Check Yourself with Lateral Reading: Crash Course Navigating Digital Information #3"

"Sort Fact from Fiction Online with Lateral Reading"

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