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Category: Media Literacy

Misinformation and Covid-19

Dangers of Misinformation

We have seen an explosion of misinformation in the media during the pandemic. Many of us have seen one of those dubious health tips that says drinking hot tea or eating lots of garlic will prevent you from catching the coronavirus. Some say the vaccines are designed by Bill Gates to implant us with 5G…
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Five questions to develop media literacy

5 Questions to Help You Develop Media Literacy

Plato once proposed to banish all poets from his ideal society because he was extremely cautious of their influence on the minds of people. Other philosophers shared a similar negative outlook. Marx, for example, believed that media was the primary tool for ideologies to control the minds of people. We now know that not all…
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