Media Literacy & Preparing for a Silver Tsunami

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With constant cries of "fake news" by political leaders, it can be hard to judge what information is accurate and what is intentionally fabricated. On The Sound of Ideas, we'll look at how educators are teaching media literacy. And, is Northeast Ohio ready for the incoming "silver tsunami" of an aging population? 

 

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"Living On: 'Silver Tsunami' coming to Northeast Ohio: Are we ready?" by The Plain Dealer's Joanna Connors

Guests: 

-Robert Janke, PhD, Professor of Education, Baldwin Wallace University & Co-Author, News Literacy: Helping Students and Teachers Decode Fake News

-Jan Leach, Associate Professor of Journalism, Kent State University & Ethics Fellow, Poynter Institute

-Joanna Connors, Reporter, The Plain Dealer

-John Corlett, President, The Center for Community Solutions

-Terry Hokenstad, PhD Emeritus Professor, Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University

-Rosetta Moore, Caregiver & Volunteer, Alzheimer’s Association, Cleveland Area

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