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How Can Games Enhance News Literacy?

How Can Games Enhance News Literacy?

 |  Jan 28, 2021

Determining what is fact and fiction when it comes to news has become more and more difficult.   The term “mainstream media” is an oxymoron that has glorified platforms such as FOX News, CNN, MSNBC and now Parlor, that epitomize slanted coverage and opinionated information. It’s not a game.  It’s a real-life quandary for many to […]

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What is “News Literacy” in This Age of “Fake News?

What is “News Literacy” in This Age of “Fake News?

 |  May 29, 2018

Learn about how the News Literacy Project is working to help people sort fact from fiction and make their own decisions when it comes to the news.

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Is It Okay To Be Skeptical When Consuming The News?

Is It Okay To Be Skeptical When Consuming The News?

 |  July 21, 2021

In this week's episode of #CSOM, Ilana Lowery, Arizona Director for Common Sense Media joins Abbie Fink and Dr. Adrian McIntyre to talk about news literacy. Listen now!

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Why it is Important to be News Literate

Why it is Important to be News Literate

 |  July 7, 2021

Becoming news literate in today's media landscape is critical. Discover how to distinguish between real and fake news with Abbie Fink.

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Are you being fed fake news during the coronavirus crisis?

Are you being fed fake news during the coronavirus crisis?

 |  Apr 8, 2020

A recent study from the Washington Post reveals that more and more people are believing fake news. Do you know how to spot fake news? Check out these tips to help you determine what is fake news and what is credible.

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Trusted News Sources

Trusted News Sources

 |  Nov 15, 2018

The differences between news and opinion have been blurred for some time now. It’s imperative for astute citizens to realize the difference.  News literacy is more important now than ever before. Watching and getting “news” from organizations with an overt political bent will taint the news/opinion lines. A recent survey from The Hollywood Reporter and […]

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Get Smart About News

Get Smart About News

 |  June 5, 2018

Today is the News Literacy Project's "Day of Action", #PartnersInFact. This blog post gives seven simple steps to sort fact from fiction.

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Is Reputation a Side Effect of PR?

Is Reputation a Side Effect of PR?

 |  July 8, 2021

In a successful campaign, PR pros act as the messenger by listening to the brand, crafting newsworthy content and sharing it with the right audience. This strategic communication builds a stronger bond between the brand and its stakeholders. Many may wrongfully reduce this down to damage control or story spinning when in actuality, reputation management is one of the pillars of PR. Hear more from Marissa Baker.

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The reason advertisers are holding Facebook accountable

The reason advertisers are holding Facebook accountable

 |  Aug 12, 2020

During July, more than 1,000 brands including Coca-Cola, Walgreens and Disney decided to halt advertising on Facebook to #StopHateForProfit. Click to read more about the impact this has on advertising.

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Is it a Facebook hoax?

Is it a Facebook hoax?

 |  Oct 2, 2018

I’ve seen it. You probably have too.  A post on Facebook claiming that Facebook’s algorithms are now limiting your news feed to 25 friends. It’s a hoax. No need to copy and paste, repost it or comment on the friend’s post to open up your feed. But there is a need to make sure we […]

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HMA Public Relations and Public Relations Global Network (PRGN) Elect C.L. Conroy as President

HMA Public Relations and Public Relations Global Network (PRGN) Elect C.L. Conroy as President

 |  May 25, 2018

(PHOENIX – May 25, 2018) – HMA Public Relations and the Public Relations Global Network (PRGN) announced today the slate of new officers for one of the world’s largest PR agency networks. The appointments were announced during the consortium’s recent bi-annual meeting in Toronto, Canada. The three-day event, where the group’s leadership teams discuss best […]

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How To Combat Misinformation

How To Combat Misinformation

 |  Jan 7, 2021

Combatting misinformation is part of the Public Relations Society of America’s 2021 national platform.  As a member of the PRSA College of Fellows, I had an opportunity to listen in on a presentation about this new initiative, Voices4Everyone.  It’s a program to create an atmosphere where democracy and informed decision-making can thrive.  (The other three […]

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