The News Literacy Project talks misinformation with USA Today

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As flooding from Hurricane Harvey devastated southeast Texas and southwest Louisiana, many people shared news online that wasn’t always what it seemed to be. Whether a shark on a freeway or airplanes nearly submerged, some of the images have been shared tens of thousands of times — yet simply aren’t true. Peter Adams, senior vice president of educational programs, spoke with USA Today reporter Alia Dastagir about the importance of thinking before you share news and pictures online.



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