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Katy Byron is the editor and program manager of Poynter’s MediaWise , a non-profit project spearheaded by the Google News Initiative and funded by, which aims to teach 1 million students how to discern fact from fiction online by 2020. Other partners include the Stanford History Education Group, Local Media Association and National Association for Media Literacy Education. Misinformation on the internet is difficult for everyone to detect, truly an age-agnostic problem. Many people think teenagers are better at spotting fake news because they grew up with the internet. A recent study supports that stereotype. However, Stanford History Education Group research has shown that tee... Full story

18 January