Teaching news literacy.

/Teaching news literacy.

One of the fundamental requirements for a stable democracy is an informed voting populace. And while the concept of a “free press” isn’t necessarily the only way this can be achieved, it’s certainly one of the most obvious. Which is why controlling the media is the oligarch’s Holy Grail… and teaching others the skills to recognise this control is the equivalent for oldschool journalists.

The key component here is critical thinking. Without it, our society is kind of screwed…

2018-06-26T13:48:42+00:006th November, 2014|Tags: media|Comments Off on Teaching news literacy.