'Media literacy is the vaccine for fake news infodemic'

'Media literacy is the vaccine for fake news infodemic'

17/9/2021 2:34:00 AM

'Media literacy is the vaccine for fake news infodemic'

MEA programme aims to train educators to combat misinformation.

A group of students at SJKC New Kopisan in Gopeng, Perak, were asked by their teacher to role play as news reporters.One by one, they would be asked to present a news article to the class, as English teacher Shee Yuen Ling watched on.The exercise may seem like just another test on the students’ speaking and listening skills, but it is also part of an elaborated campaign by educators nationwide to bring media literacy into classrooms.

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