The Internet provides seemingly endless news and media. Unfortunately, not all news stories are accurate. How a story is told depends on who tells it and why. There are strategies for determining whether news stories are fact or fiction. The Media Literacy Council suggests taking into consideration who created or uploaded the information, where it is hosted, and when the information was published (http://www.medialiteracycouncil.sg). Consider these media stories:
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Edited by Crystal Kalinec-Craig, firstname.lastname@example.org, University of Texas at San Antonio, and E. Fanny Sosenke, Avenues: The World School, New York, New York.
Mike Pacheco, email@example.com, is the assistant director of assessments at the Nevada Department of Education and a graduate student in mathematics education at the University of Nevada, Reno.
Heather Glynn Crawford-Ferre, firstname.lastname@example.org is an educational consultant and the assistant director for Northern Nevada Girls Math and Technology Program at the University of Nevada, Reno.