The Evolution of Media and Misinformation
Lecture no. 2 from the course: Fighting Misinformation: Digital Media Literacy
Taught by Professor Tara Susman-Pena and 2 others | 27 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Professional Development Courses
Options for news sources have expanded exponentially in the digital age. Content is at our fingertips from traditional news sources, but anyone can now be a publisher of information on the internet, and computer algorithms are influencing what you see every day. How do we sort the legitimate news from false, misleading, or opinion content? Travel with your instructors through the history of communication technology as you learn how to separate the wheat from the chaff.