You probably agree that a lack of media literacy is an issue related to our building trust, resilience, polarization and threats to democracy. Our penchant for our freedom of expression limits legislating the cure.
However, there is an answer. The answer is education.
Here are some of the “good guys” empowering others through media and information literacy.
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Center for Media Literacy
Media Education Lab
National Association for Media Literacy Education
News Literacy Project
Stanford Center for Online Reasoning
Media Literacy Clearinghouse
First Draft / Information Futures Lab
International Council 4 Media Literacy
Our World in Data
UNESCO Media and Information Literacy
Listen First Project
“Truth… always exists. There are, of course, threats to truth… from propaganda, from lies, from conspiracy theories… from human ignorance. It’s only by checks and balances, open debate, and criticism, that we can winnow out falsehoods and try to approach the truth.”
Steven Pinker, PhD
Media Literacy Now
I AM not the MEdia
Solutions Journalism Network
Ad Fontes Media Bias Chart
Common Sense Media
Poynter / Media Wise
“Exposure to other people trains our brains to think – ‘well, what would it be like for me to be that person… that’s what the global community of the internet has provided… I now know what it looks like to be you.”