Spotting fake-news

Distinguished Lecturer Sissel McCarthy shared her passion for news literacy education at Columbia University’s Tow Center during its annual Educator’s Symposium on Sept. 19, 2017. This year’s theme was “From Fake News to AI: Teaching Journalism in Contentious Times.” Professor McCarthy presented her work on teaching news literacy at the undergraduate level in a talk called “How to Spot Fake News and Stay News Literate.”