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  • Good evening.

  • I'm Anthony Mason.

  • Hello.

  • I'm Wolf Blitzer in Washington.

  • Spinning Just report on the state s welcome to World News from Al Jazira News.

  • You are fake news, sir.

  • Today we're at the Newseum in Washington, D.

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  • Where the history of free expression is explained and defended.

  • First printing presses arrived in the United States in the mid 16 hundreds, marking an important step in the history of America's free press.

  • A free press is important in democratic society.

  • It allows citizens to speak freely and criticized the country's leaders without fear.

  • Some journalists have even lost their lives for this right.

  • But it can also lead to news that his faults or based on Lee on someone's opinion.

  • One of the most common terms we hear today is fake news public and politicians use it to talk about the news reports they do not think are accurate.

  • In 2016 a fake news story about a Washington pizza restaurant went viral, causing a gunman to open fire at the business.

  • He's again Israel.

  • The question is, how real is it?

  • While people have paid much attention to the term in recent years, the problem is not new false news reports have been around since modern journalism started.

  • Yes, Dear Wheeler, you provide the prose poems.

  • I'll provide the war that's like today.

  • Information moves around us in many forms every hour of every day.

  • Even if we do not seek out news, we often receive it anyway, instantly on our phones.

  • So how do we manage this mountain of information without being misled by fake news?

  • We believe this requires news, literacy news.

  • Literacy is the ability to use critical thinking skills to judge news reports.

  • Are they credible?

  • Can you rely on the reports to be true?

  • I really hope you don't get your news from me, because newsflash, this isn't news.

  • Thing is entertainment.

  • We use riel media examples to teach useful skills and methods to recognize journalism over other kinds of information.

  • I don't make up anything.

  • Let me tell you something.

  • We examined the differences between facts and what people report in the media as truth.

  • The course provides tools to identify riel and reliable news sources, and it demonstrates ways to separate news from opinion.

  • Professors at Stony Brook University created the news literacy education program.

  • We will share it with you in simple English on via way learning English.

  • The need for news literacy is possibly greater now than ever before.

  • Learning this important skill can give us the power to take full control of our own search for the truth because, as we've seen many times, some things presented as news turn out to be completely false.

Good evening.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/07/03
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