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Seth Ashley publishes article on news literacy for students

Portrait of Seth Ashley

Seth Ashley, an associate professor in the Department of Communication and Media, recently published an article in The Conversation titled, “Beyond fact-checking: 5 things schools should do to foster news literacy.”

Ashley writes: “Separating fact from fiction is a vital skill for civic engagement, but students can be good fact-checkers only if they have a broader understanding of how news and information are produced and consumed in the digital age. Here are five questions students should be taught to ask…”