Making a Case For Media And News Literacy In Combating Disinformation

January 15, 2019

In recent years, disinformation has emerged as a serious threat to democratic societies around the globe. In a new article, former Hurford Youth Fellow Anthony Esguerra of the Philippines outlines how authoritarians use disinformation to undermine credible information and silence dissent. As many democrats grapple with finding solutions to this challenge, Esguerra reinforces the critical importance of revitalizing media and information literacy in education. Read more below to learn about existing initiatives and what more democrats can do to fight this threat.