Five ways President Trump can become media literate

[Commentary] With cries of “fake news” coming from all sides, schools are stepping up — teaching media literacy to help students distinguish rumor from fact, hoax from reality. As President Trump’s bizarre suggestion of a recent terrorist attack in Sweden proved recently, he needs a crash course. We’re here to help.
1. Compare and contrast information sources.
2. Don’t share without verifying.
3. If you put out misinformation, correct it quickly.
4. Be skeptical.
5. Use critical thinking


Five ways President Trump can become media literate