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Breaking News Consumer’s Handbook

August 28, 2017

Aware of the problems of unreliable news but not sure of how to effectively vet the sources you see? New York Public Radio’s On the Media series has produced a number of ‘Breaking News Consumer’s Handbook’ audio interviews with experts that we in Ramsey Library recommend for gaining insight into critically thinking about the many excited reports of dire happenings from the media.

Breaking_News_On_the_MediaThe archived and freely available complete series can be found here.

For more in-depth studies of critical thinking in information use, appropriate at the classroom level, please also check out our course on Information Literacy and our new ProQuest Research Companion Database.


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