Today’s theme for #HIW2022 is Media Literacy. Given everything that is going on in the world currently, and the ease and speed at which information can be spread through different media outlets – whether that we through the news or through social media, it is important that we all have information and resources available to us to combat misinformation.
Below are some resources that you might find of use.
Media Literacy Resources:
Future Learn – What is media literacy and why does it matter?
Books Available to Borrow from Us:
Health Information on the Internet:
When looking at health information, you need to make sure what you are viewing is of good quality and from a reputable source. We’ve created a handy guide that talks you what to look for when trying to find health information on the internet. Finding Good Quality Health Information on the Internet It is important to know what to look out for, to make sure that the information you are viewing and digesting isn’t fake news.
How to spot fake news: