Title

News Literacy in the Library Classroom

Document Type

Article

Organization

The Office for Intellectual Freedom of the American Library Association

Publication Date

2-7-2017

Abstract

The Fourth Estate in our country has been denigrated as the political opposition and told to be silent. In an attempt to occupy the high ground, the term “fake news” has been appropriated at the highest levels of the current federal government. The threats to intellectual freedom are very real; examples of gag orders and defunding are in place or building momentum. We can clearly see that the language of disparagement and lies are going to be standard tactics in a war against free expression.

Publication Title

The Office for Intellectual Freedom of the American Library Association

Forum Page URL

http://www.oif.ala.org/oif/