This is National News Literacy Week, an annual event that underscores the vital role of news literacy in a democracy. The and provides free resources to help people of all ages and backgrounds to become savvier consumers of news and other information. The week is sponsored by the News Literacy Project, a nonpartisan national education nonprofit, and the E.W. Scripps Company.
Visit NewsLiteracyWeek.org and take the quiz, Should you share it?, to test your ability to tell the difference between social media posts that are false or misleading and those that are credible.
For more information on this important topic, see the Fake News Subject Guide.