Break the Fake in 2019!

Media literacy week runs from October 7th – 11th, 2019 and this years theme is “Break the Fake“.

With “fake news” becoming more and more prevalent it is important for all internet users to learn how to spot misleading or false news stories.

The above video by MediaSmarts give many suggestions for how to spot a fake news story, and fact check suspected fake news stories.

Media Literacy Week is an annual national campaign hosted by MediaSmarts and the Canadian Teachers Federation to promote digital and media literacy, with activities and events taking place in classrooms, libraries, museums and community groups from coast to coast to coast.

For a full list of events in your community during digital literacy week check the listings on the MediaSmarts website.

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