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Making Sense of the Media in the time of COVID-19

As news circulates about COVID-19 and the new coronavirus that causes it the need for well-informed media literacy might be more important now than ever before, with everything from truly fake news to simply overhyped headlines flooding our online feeds.

We'll discuss media literacy during a global pandemic today with Florida Gulf Coast University journalism professor Lyn Millner, and Spring 2020 FGCU journalism graduate Kris Locker, was just awarded the 2020 Gwen Ifill Student of the Year Award by the News Literacy Project.


How much effort do you spend trying to make sure what you’re reading and watching is true, and fact based? Join us live on Facebook with your comments and questions.