Google’s new media literacy program teaches kids how to spot disinformation and fake news

Google’s new media literacy program teaches kids how to spot disinformation and fake news

Google announced this morning it’s expanding its two-year-old digital safety and citizenship curriculum for children, “Be Internet Awesome,” to now include media literacy — specifically, the ability to identify so-called “fake news” and other false content. The company says it’s launching six new media literacy activities for its curriculum that will help teach kids things Read more about Google’s new media literacy program teaches kids how to spot disinformation and fake news[…]

E3 2019: Five News Things We Learned About Cyberpunk 2077

E3 2019: Five News Things We Learned About Cyberpunk 2077

Let’s get this part out of the way first: Cyberpunk 2077 looks even more incredible than the last time we saw it. From its massive open world, branching dialog, and multiple ways to play it’s going to be one of the most talked about games in 2020. After a year of waiting for more details Read more about E3 2019: Five News Things We Learned About Cyberpunk 2077[…]

Inside Xbox April Episode News Recap

Inside Xbox April Episode News Recap

Today, on our April episode of Inside Xbox, we made a big announcement about a brand-new Xbox One console, revealed some major news regarding Xbox Game Pass, unveiled some new features coming to Game Bar, shared info on new titles coming to Xbox One Backward Compatibility, and much more. For a full recap, read on Read more about Inside Xbox April Episode News Recap[…]

Inside Xbox March Episode News Recap

Inside Xbox March Episode News Recap

Today, on our March episode of Inside Xbox, we made a big announcement about one of the world’s most popular games coming to Xbox Game Pass, revealed some major news regarding Halo: The Master Chief Collection, unveiled some of our plans for E3 2019, introduced a gorgeous new controller, shared info on new modes coming Read more about Inside Xbox March Episode News Recap[…]

SITE NEWS: Techmeme now publishing paid and free "Leaderboards" showing the most influential reporters around a specific news topic

SITE NEWS: Techmeme now publishing paid and free "Leaderboards" showing the most influential reporters around a specific news topic

Today Techmeme has begun publishing Topic Leaderboards, which list the top authors and publications covering 24 topic areas such as cloud computing, autonomous vehicles, and cryptocurrency, with additional topics to come. While this information will interest reporters and editors, it will be especially useful to communications professionals who need a way to identify the reporters Read more about SITE NEWS: Techmeme now publishing paid and free "Leaderboards" showing the most influential reporters around a specific news topic[…]

Facebook exempts news outlets from political ads transparency archive

Facebook exempts news outlets from political ads transparency archive

Facebook pissed off journalists earlier this year when it announced that ads run by news publishers to promote their articles involving elected officials, candidates, and national issues would be included alongside political campaign ads in its ads transparency archive, albeit in a separate section. The News Media Alliance representing 2000 newspapers including the New York Read more about Facebook exempts news outlets from political ads transparency archive[…]