Twitter and Lies: How They Snowball
In this media literacy activity students analyze an excerpt from a research study published in a scientific journal and a news article about the study in an online magazine for messages about the spread of lies on Twitter and the differences in writing for different target audiences.
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Relevant Subject Area(s)General Media And Information Literacy, Psychology, Journalism, Consumer Education, Sociology
Grade Level(s)High School, College
Media Type(s)Informational Text, Magazine Article, Tweet
View StandardsResource Standard Common Core ELA Strand
Reading For Science and Technical Subjects (RST), Reading: Informational text (RI)