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Information and Media Literacy: How to Spot the Good, the Bad, and the Just Plain Ugly

Information and media are everywhere, and it can be hard to keep up with, let alone to ensure the news you are receiving is accurate. This guide is designed to encourage you to examine the information you receive and feel you can determine its quality.

Some Structural Challenges of the Internet

Internet browsers are often created by commercial companies such as Google and Microsoft. Therefore, many internet browsers are designed to enhance a shopping experience and help users find more of what they are interested in. This can have some specific challenges when an internet browser also begins to limit what kinds of news or other information a user sees.