Media Literacy

There are new ways for news and other media organizations to make money through advertising. However, these ads are often confused with actual news and articles. This Guide has resources that will teach you how to tell the difference between news and what's called "sponsored content,""native ads," or "branded content."

Checkology Lesson: Branded Content

Go through this lesson on your own and we'll stop and discuss what you learned throughout and at the end.

Common Sense Media: CLICKS FOR CA$H Lesson

Use this slideshow to learn more about how advertisers try to get your attention and get you to click on their ads.

All About the Money? Quiz

Checkology Lesson: Fake News

Go through this lesson on your own and we'll stop and discuss what you learned throughout and at the end.

AllSides Media

The chart below shows how the different news and media outlets lean politically. Click on the chart to take you to their website where you can check your own bias!

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