Media Literacy is Critical

The Library organized a Media Literacy Event Series with a virtual panel kick off event that took place during U.S. Media Literacy Week. See full list of events below. The panel discussion featured librarians and faculty across disciplines, moderated by the editor of the student newspaper. You can watch the recording of Information Anarchy: A Discussion of Media Consumption & Misinformation on the University's YouTube page, or here:

Selected media literacy resources:

Loyola Marymount University's Keepin' It Real: Tips & Strategies for Evaluating Fake News

Pew Research Center's report on News media consumption across social media in 2021

SUNY Stony Brook University's School of Journalism's Center for News Literacy

University of Mary Washington's Evaluating News Quality 

Our Research Librarians can help you evaluate resources! View our Ask a Librarian web page to contact our team of librarians.

Our Library's research tutorial on How to Evaluate Websites