Fake News and Digital Literacy
- Breakstone, et al. “Why We Need a New Approach to Teaching Digital Literacy.” (March 8, 2018, Phi Delta Kappan: The Professional Journal for Educators).
- Swanson, Troy. "Critical Thinking Is Emotional Thinking" (October 11, 2018)
- Caulfield, Mike. “Yes, Digital Literacy, but Which One?" (December 19, 2016)
- Caulfield, Mike. SIFT (The Four Moves). June 19, 2019.
- IFLA. "IFLA Statement on Fake News." (August 20, 2018).
- Bluemle, Stefanie. “Post-Facts: Information Literacy and Authority after the 2016 Election.” portal: Libraries and the Academy, Vol. 18, No. 2 (2018), pp. 265–282.
- Boyd, Danah. “Did Media Literacy Backfire?” Data & Society: Points, (January 5, 2017).
- Bulger, Monica and Patrick Davison. "The Promises, Challenges, and Futures of Media Literacy." (February 2018, Data & Society).
- Harvard Kennedy School. "Stop Calling It Fake News." (January 31, 2018, Harvard Kennedy School Policycast) [Talk also available as an audio podcast on page]
Political Polarization and Motivated Reasoning
- Pew Research Center. "Partisan Antipathy: More Intense, More Personal."(October 10, 2019)
- Society for Personality and Social Psychology. “Facts, Beliefs, and Identity: The Seeds of Science Skepticism.” (January 22, 2017)
- Boden, Elizabeth. "Keeping Up with…Debiasing." (November 2017); Keeping Up with…, ACRL)
- Cruz, Mimi Ko. “Watchworthy Wednesday: The Importance of Media Literacy in Partisan Times.” (March 15, 2017, Connected Learning Alliance).
- original study: Kahne, Joseph and Benjamin Bowyer. “Educating for Democracy in a Partisan Age: Confronting the Challenges of Motivated Reasoning and Misinformation.” (February 2017; American Educational Research Journal, Vol. 54:1).
- Konnikova, Maria. "I Don't Want to Be Right." (May 16, 2014, The New Yorker.
- Pew Research Center. “Political Polarization in the American Public.” (June 12, 2014)
- Mitchell et al. “Political Polarization & Media Habits.”(October 21, 2014, Pew Research Center)
- Yudkin, Daniel. "The Psychology of Political Polarization." (November 17, 2018, New York Times)
- Lenker, Mark. “Motivated Reasoning, Political Information, and Information Literacy Education.” (2016, portal: Libraries and the Academy, Vol. 16: 3).
Evaluating Online Information
- Caulfield, Mike. Web Literacy for Student Fact-Checkers. (January 8, 2017)
- Caulfield, Mike. Check Please! Starter Course (first released September 2019)
- "Four Moves & a Habit." American Association of State Colleges and Universities.
- “Infographic: Beyond Fake News – 10 Types of Misleading Information.” (July 26, 2017, EAVI/The European Association for Viewers Interests).
- "How Media Frames Structure Our Political Perceptions." (December 9, 2011, Big Think)
- "Blue Feed, Red Feed." The Wall Street Journal
- Olsen et al. “Skills Practice: Distinguishing between Fact and Opinion” (December 13, 2013, The New York Times Learning Network)
- Media Bias/Fact Check: Methodology
Identity & Belief
News Media & Trust
- Alison J. Head, John Wihbey, P. Takis Metaxas, Margy MacMillan, and Dan Cohen, “How Students Engage with News: Five Takeaways for Educators, Journalists, and Librarians ” Project Information Literacy Research Institute. (October 16, 2018). (See 2-page executive summary if time is limited).
- Linker, Maureen. “Do Squirrels Eat Hamburgers?: Intellectual Empathy as a Remedy for Residual Prejudice.” (2011, Informal Logic: Reasoning and Argumentation in Theory and Practice, vol. 31:2)
- Indicators of News Media Trust: A Gallup/Knight Foundation Survey. (2018)