Journal of Mass Communication & Journalism

ISSN: 2165-7912

Open Access

Kabucua John

School of Communication, Journalism and Publishing- Moi University, Kenya

  • Research   
    Stop Fighting The Unknown! Managing Fake NewsThough Media Literacy
    Author(s): Kabucua John*

    The quandary of fake news continues to scare governments, media, journalists, nongovernmental organizations and audiences across the world. Various institutions and individuals have developed mechanisms to spot and counteract fake news that range from anti-fake news laws, social media policies, facts checking applications and reverse search technologies. However, fake news remains an enigma to the world of communication and information management [1]. One management strategy that has been overlooked over the years is media and information literacy as proposed by Grunwald Declaration on Media Education in 1982 by 19 nations during the UNESCO’s International Symposium on Media Education. This theoretical review paper focuses on the role of media literacy in managing fake news [2]. Since most of the fake news spotting and counte.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.37421/2165-7912.2021.11.430

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