Don’t Be Fooled: A Citizen’s Guide to News and Information in the Digital Age (by John McManus) ($9.95 + free shipping). As professional journalism recedes and anything goes on cable, talk radio and the Web, it’s becoming much more difficult to know what to trust. This guide will equip you to become an information detective. With simple, [...]
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Listen to NAMLE member, John McManus discuss his new book, his career, and the importance of informed civic engagement through the consumption of quality news. Media Matters is the weekly public radio show of Media Literacy champion Bob McChesney. LISTEN: John McManus on Media Matters Sunday August 8, 2010 (Streaming Online from WillAM580) from Media Matters: “Detecting Bull: How [...]
“If the public can’t discern truth from falsehood, it will inevitably make poor choices.”
NAMLE member John McManus was awarded the 2009 Sigma Delta Chi award from the Society of Professional Journalists for his multimedia book Detecting Bull: How to Detect Bias and Junk Journalism in Print, Broadcast and on the Wild Web. This is the first time a book about news literacy has won the award. Learn more [...]