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Sobre o curso

Never before has the need for News Literacy been more urgent. As news consumers are bombarded with a constant stream of fake news, propaganda, hoaxes, rumors, satire, and advertising — that often masquerade as credible journalism — it is becoming more and more difficult to distinguish fact from fiction. While the public’s faith in the news media erodes, purveyors of misinformation have helped give rise to troubling cultural trends and alarming political movements. This six-week course will help learners develop their critical thinking skills to enable them to better identify reliable information in news reports and to become better informed about the world in which we live. The course will discuss the key elements of journalism from the viewpoint of the news audience. The language of instruction is English, but Chinese and Spanish subtitles will be available. Each week will tackle a challenge unique to the digital era: Week 1: The power of information is now in the hands of consumers. Week 2: What makes journalism different from other types of information? Week 3: Where can we find trustworthy information? Week 4: How to tell what’s fair and what’s biased. Week 5: How to apply news literacy concepts in real life. Week 6: Meeting the challenges of digital citizenship....

Melhores avaliações

RA

Jul 24, 2017

Very informative and clear and there are some assignments to make us understand more. But there are too many links that we have to read, I prefer the video and examples and assignments.

CX

Sep 12, 2019

This is a very good introductory course for everyone who would like to have a better understanding of news and learn the essential media literacy skills in the digital era.

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por Rizky S A

Jul 24, 2017

Very informative and clear and there are some assignments to make us understand more. But there are too many links that we have to read, I prefer the video and examples and assignments.

por LIN S

Feb 14, 2019

nice

por Onoejeharho o v

Mar 05, 2019

Excellent

por Denis C

Dec 28, 2018

Excelente curso para empezar a analisar noticias en los medios de comunicación!

por Olin T

Feb 20, 2018

I loved this course and was very informative . Thank you Anne and Steven and the team.

por Randall L

Jun 03, 2017

Informative and nicely paced. Expectations are not challenging to meet. Nice pace to follow at your leisure. Solid grounding in the subject. Quality relevant examples.

por Sonnet I

Apr 29, 2017

I was expecting a good class, but this exceeded my expectations. Well worth the money!

por Deleted A

Jan 14, 2017

Great course.

por Leonidas A

Feb 15, 2017

excellent presentations and very useful references to online resources and services. I learned to evaluate the quality of news I am consuming but also got instructions about using helpful tools to assist my pursuit for quality journalism.

por Daniel C

Jul 20, 2017

Useful and meaningful as we are living in an age of information overload, the ability to make sensible application of information is just too important. Thanks

por Mariela V M

Jun 11, 2017

It is an essencial course for any responsible citizen

por Lynda R

Mar 10, 2017

A super course, and available at just the right time. With journalists and journalism under assault, it's time for news consumers like me to have a better understanding of what we and our communities are up against. I truly appreciate that now I have a framework (and tools) to look at what is out there, which is helping me know what I think better and gives me strategies to talk constructively with friends and family when talking about the news. The past election, and now these first weeks of the new administration, have been real brain bangers with respect to what passes for truth in the news. As I began, a super course, and available at just the right time!

por Regina K

Jul 22, 2017

This course gave a lot of insights to become a critical and responsible news consumer. The modules had a convenient length and the amount of examples helped a lot to understand the issues.

por Azucena U A

Mar 18, 2018

Great content very informative, the explanations are simple and understandable even for students that have not previous knowledge of the topic.

por Rick M

Feb 25, 2017

Great course and

por Tomas B

Sep 27, 2017

Excellent, short and concise. Offers clear and usable methods for critical thinking.

por Holly D O R

Mar 06, 2017

From its clear explanations to its relevant examples, I thoroughly enjoyed this course. I highly recommend it for anyone who's not sure what news is, what "fake news" is, what journalism is and how to get better at explaining all of these to others.

por Ryo G

Aug 14, 2017

Thank you, Thank you so much!

I got great bravery via this course to next step for my future by grace of you^^!!

por Debi G

Jan 30, 2017

Excellent coverage. Enjoyed the resources. Gained a great deal from taking this course.

por Jonathan P W

Jun 14, 2019

I highly recommend this course to anyone who feels inadequately equipped to navigate the ever-shifting world of news journalism in the digital age. Taught by leading practitioners in the field, this course is accessible, challenging and rewarding. Learning about the key skills we need to know when we encounter a news story - provisional truth, evidence, context, sources, storytelling, angle, fairness, independence, balance, and bias - I came away from this course feeling better equipped to take on sloppy or non-credible journalism, confirmation bias, fake news, and the like. It also helped me to recognise and note down credible news sources and understand the responsibilities and skills of both the news producer and us, the news consumers.

por Chuanli X

Sep 12, 2019

This is a very good introductory course for everyone who would like to have a better understanding of news and learn the essential media literacy skills in the digital era.

por Mary S

Mar 24, 2017

Really enjoyed this course. Lots of good information on how to identify fake news.

por Abdulrahman A

Oct 09, 2017

rich of information and methods