Now that you have a solid understanding of the media landscape, it’s time to equip you with the essential skills for navigating it. *** Resources: NAMLE on Media Literacy https://namle.net/publications/media-literacy-definitions/ Digital divide persists even as lower-income Americans make gains in tech adoption http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2017/03/22/digital-divide-persists-even-as-lower-income-americans-make-gains-in-tech-adoption/ The numbers behind the broadband ‘homework gap’ http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2015/04/20/the-numbers-behind-the-broadband-homework-gap/ McDonald's: you can sneer, but it's the glue that holds communities together https://www.theguardian.com/business/2016/jun/08/mcdonalds-community-centers-us-physical-social-networks Digital Na(t)ives? Variation in Internet Skills and Uses among Members of the ‘‘Net Generation’’* http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.462.7343&rep=rep1&type=pdf Stanford researchers find students have trouble judging the credibility of information online https://ed.stanford.edu/news/stanford-researchers-find-students-have-trouble-judging-credibility-information-online FCC net neutrality process ‘corrupted’ by fake comments and vanishing consumer complaints, officials say https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2017/11/24/fcc-net-neutrality-process-corrupted-by-fake-comments-and-vanishing-consumer-complaints-officials-say/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.d8b6a55f90f8 Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information https://www.edutopia.org/blog/evaluating-quality-of-online-info-julie-coiro When teens create the news: examining the impact of PBS/news hour student reporting labs https://mediaeducationlab.com/sites/default/files/Hobbs%20-%20When%20teens%20create.pdf London School of Economics EU Kids Online: September 2011 http://www.lse.ac.uk/media%40lse/research/EUKidsOnline/EU%20Kids%20II%20(2009-11)/EUKidsOnlineIIReports/Final%20report.pdf *** Crash Course is on Patreon! You can support us directly by signing up at http://www.patreon.com/crashcourse Thanks to the following Patrons for their generous monthly contributions that help keep Crash Course free for everyone forever: Mark Brouwer, Glenn Elliott, Justin Zingsheim, Jessica Wode, Eric Prestemon, Kathrin Benoit, Tom Trval, Jason Saslow, Nathan Taylor, Divonne Holmes à Court, Brian Thomas Gossett, Khaled El Shalakany, Indika Siriwardena, SR Foxley, Sam Ferguson, Yasenia Cruz, Eric Koslow, Caleb Weeks, Tim Curwick, Evren Türkmenoğlu, D.A. Noe, Shawn Arnold, mark austin, Ruth Perez, Malcolm Callis, Ken Penttinen, Advait Shinde, Cody Carpenter, Annamaria Herrera, William McGraw, Bader AlGhamdi, Vaso, Melissa Briski, Joey Quek, Andrei Krishkevich, Rachel Bright, Alex S, Mayumi Maeda, Kathy & Tim Philip, Montather, Jirat, Eric Kitchen, Moritz Schmidt, Ian Dundore, Chris Peters, Sandra Aft, Steve Marshall -- Want to find Crash Course elsewhere on the internet? Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/YouTubeCrashCourse Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/TheCrashCourse Tumblr - http://thecrashcourse.tumblr.com Support Crash Course on Patreon: http://patreon.com/crashcourse CC Kids: http://www.youtube.com/crashcoursekids