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COVID-19 NEWS: American Libraries' 'Fighting Fake News in the Pandemic'
Sarah Ostman writes the following for American Libraries’ The Scoop blog:
The coronavirus pandemic is rife with misinformation. Use your library’s digital reach to help people sniff out fake news.
Misinformation runs rampant during times of unrest, and the COVID-19 pandemic is no exception. Your library may be closed to the public, but you can still help thwart misinformation by sharing media literacy resources via your website or social media channels.
But a word of warning: Try not to overload your social media followers—or yourself—with too much news. …
With that said, [here] are resources that can help you and your patrons as you sort through the coronavirus news.
For more information, read the blog post.
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