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SW266-COM Media Literacy - Fake News: Glossary

Assigned Terms for Truth/UnTruth Continuum Exercise

Place your Terms on the 
Continuum of Truth:   Harthcock Section    Johnson Section

Pandemic Pod 1




Empirical evidence

Pandemic Pod 2




Primary Source

Pandemic Pod 3


Opinion Piece / Op Ed
(there is a nuanced difference

between the two concepts)


Post Truth

Pandemic Pod 4


False Balance


Scholarly Peer Review

Pandemic Pod 5


Mainstream Media



Pandemic Pod 6





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