Below is a list of academic research articles, news articles, and books about media literacy, education, and fake/biased news. For your convenience some resources are hyperlinked for easy access. For all other articles, please utilize UT Libraries' databases and citation look up tools for access.
"The Stanford Studies"
Wineburg, S., & McGrew, S. (2016). Why Students Can't Google their way to the truth. Education Week, 36(11), 22.
"Research by P. Takis Metaxa"
Metaxas, P. T., & Mustafaraj, E. (2012). Social media and the elections. Science, 338(6106), 472-473.
Graham, L., & Metaxas, P. T. (2003). "OF COURSE IT'S TRUE; I SAW IT ON THE INTERNET!" Critical Thinking in the Internet Era. Communications Of The ACM, 46(5), 70-75.
"Media Literacy / Trust in Institutions"
Takahashi, B, & Tandoc, Jr, E.C. (2015.) Media sources, credibility, and perceptions of science: Learning about how people learn about science. Public Understanding of Science, 25(6), 674 - 690.
Das, R. & PavlíčkováIs, T. (2013). Is there an author behind this text? A literary aesthetic driven approach to interactive media. New Media & Society, 16(3), 381 - 397.
Vraga, E. K., Tully, M., Akin, H., & Rojas, H. (2012). Modifying perceptions of hostility and credibility of news coverage of an environmental controversy through media literacy. Journalism, 13(7), 942 - 959.
Hargittai, E., Fullerton, L., Menchen-Trevino, E., & Thomas, K. Y. (2010). Trust Online: Young Adults' Evaluation of Web Content'. International Journal Of Communication (19328036), 4(4), 68-194.
Vraga, E. K., & Tully, M. (2016). Effectiveness of a Non-Classroom News Media Literacy Intervention Among Different Undergraduate Populations. Journalism & Mass Communication Educator, 71(4), 440-452.
Kellner, D., & Share, J. (2005). Toward Critical Media Literacy: Core concepts, debates, organizations, and policy. Discourse: Studies In The Cultural Politics Of Education, 26(3), 369-386.
Lelkes, Y. (2016). Winners, Losers, and the Press: The Relationship Between Political Parallelism and the Legitimacy Gap. Political Communication, 33(4), 523-543.
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