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Media Literacy

Types of fake news

Media Literacy The ability to access, analyze and evaluate all forms of communication
Medium A method in which something is communicated, the vehicle of the message (i.e. newspaper, website, television, etc..)
Propaganda form of information that aims to purposefully persuased and influence the attitude of a population toward an interest or position.
Satire Uses humor and commonly pokes fun at the news. Parody (or spoofs) are portrayed as actual news. Usually uses wit to criticize or attack by making fun of opposing views.
Hoax A humours or malicious fictional news story aimed at tricking for some purpose. This is considered a fake story that can be either believable or not.
Biased or slanted The perception that the media is reporting the news in a partial or prejudiced manner. Media seems to push a specific viewpoint or agenda and does not report objectively.
Created by: mmdaley
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