Campaign Ads: Helping Students Find the Truth

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Campaign Ads: Helping Students Find the Truth

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If politicians have a “license to lie” in campaign advertising, how are our students going to know who and what to believe? Critical thinking skills, says media literacy consultant Frank Baker, who shares insights and resources tied to Common Core and social studies standards.

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Frank W. Baker is a national media literacy education consultant. His book “Political Campaigns & Political Advertising: Media Literacy Guide” (Greenwood Press) investigates the role of media in politics. He also maintains the popular Media Literacy Clearinghouse website, and you can follow him on Twitter: @fbaker

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