Citizen Action Monitor

Can a free online news literacy course teach citizens how to critically consume information?

Equip yourself with the skills to navigate “fake news”, overcome information biases, become a better-informed citizen. No 1868 Posted by fw, January 13, 2017 “The age of ‘truthiness’ is here. It … Continue reading

January 13, 2017

How smartphones are changing the way we think — for the worse

Lost is the time and space for serious debate and argument because these are too time-consuming. No 1595 Posted by fw, February 16, 2016 “On average, we check our smartphones 200 … Continue reading

February 16, 2016

Severe storms fail to convince most Americans that climate change is underway, reveals new study

It’s political ideology that shapes climate change beliefs No 1199 Posted by fw, November 25, 2014 “People may be hesitant to accept the consensus view now, scientists and policy makers … Continue reading

November 25, 2014