Topic: Teens, Social Media and Fake News
The phrase “fake news” was declared the official Collins Dictionary Word of the Year for 2017. Nearly 1 in 4 Americans visited a fake news site in the month leading up to the 2016 presidential election. With technology and social media becoming nearly a ubiquitous part of our children’s lives, what do parents and educators need to know to help students navigate this new media landscape? Also on this week’s show, we introduce you to North Carolina’s new Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green.
Dr. Adria Shipp Dunbar, Assistant Professor, College of Education, NC State University
Dr. Meghan Manfra, Associate Professor, College of Education, NC State University.
Jaki Shelton Green, North Carolina Poet Laureate
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