news literacy http://mtpr.org en Truth vs. Truthiness: our declining news literacy http://mtpr.org/post/truth-vs-truthiness-our-declining-news-literacy <p>With more information than ever before at our fingertips, you would think the American consumer's news literacy - or knowledge of current events - had never been higher. The fact is, that literacy is slipping dramatically.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;University of Montana Radio-Television Professor Ray Fanning teaches a class on news literacy.</p><p></p><p>In this feature interview, he talks with News Director Sally Mauk about how to become a smarter news consumer - and about why our news literacy is declining.</p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 21:41:39 +0000 Sally Mauk 11877 at http://mtpr.org Truth vs. Truthiness: our declining news literacy