Fake news, phishing, and fraud: a call for research on digital media literacy education beyond the classroom

  title={Fake news, phishing, and fraud: a call for research on digital media literacy education beyond the classroom},
  author={Nicole M. Lee},
  journal={Communication Education},
  pages={460 - 466}
  • Nicole M. Lee
  • Published 28 August 2018
  • Education
  • Communication Education
ABSTRACT The Internet poses a variety of risks at both the individual and societal levels including scams and the spread of misinformation. Older adults are especially vulnerable to many of these risks. This paper argues that one important strategy for combating such threats is through digital media literacy education. Although a good deal of research on digital media literacy for children exists, very little research exists on effective digital media literacy instructional interventions for… 
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