Teaching Media Literacy – March 31, 2017

There’s legislation pending in Sacramento to teach California schoolkids how to spot fake news and other misinformation on the Internet.

How prepared are today’s young people to deal with the growing amount of misinformation on the Internet? In today’s North Bay Report we look at legislation to update public school curriculums to teach youngsters survival skills for the digital age. George Sampson reports.

You can find additional information, including details on an April 12th Petaluma Regional Library class for teens and adults on how to evaluate on-line sources, on the North Bay Report webpage at KRCB dot org/news. Hear this story on demand with our free KRCB mobile app. You can also find this and past stories on our new North Bay Report Facebook page. Comment, share and give us a like there. Follow the North Bay Report on Twitter @KRCBNews.

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