Teaching kids to how to spot fake news


DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) –  The explosion of false information online is spurring efforts to combat it.

According to the Knight Foundation, only 27 percent of Americans are confident they could spot fake news.

It’s a growing problem and many think the key to fixing it starts with schools.

2 NEWS Today Anchor John Seibel shares efforts to teach media literacy to students.Grab the FREE WDTN News App for iPhone or Android. Stay up to date with all the local news, weather and sports as well as live newscasts and events as they happen. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter for all the latest news, weather and sports.

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