Why should we care if the information we come across is credible?
"The problem is not that some people might believe something that’s not true. The problem is that most people might stop caring if anything is true."
Siva Vaidhyanathan, Director, University of Virginia Center for Media & Citizenship
What is Media Literacy?
Media literacy is the ability to access, analyze, evaluate, reflect, create and act using all forms of communication. Media literacy is just one among many essential literacy skills that empower us to think critically and communicate effectively. The graphic below illustrates various types of essential literacy skills.