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Academic and Professional Voices: Tips and Guidance from Credible Faculty, Librarians, & Other Information Professionals
- "How can we be more sure social media posts about coronavirus are accurate?" by Dr. Pavica Sheldon, Dept. Chair of Communication Arts at UAH
- Insights from a UAH faculty member from the Department of Communications, exploring the pitfalls as well as the positive impact social media has throughout the COVID-19 crisis.
- Q&A with University of California Merced Librarian Donald Barclay on Fake News in the Time of COVID-19
- Interview with Donald Barclay, UC-Merced librarian and author of Fake News, Propaganda, and Plain Old Lies: How to Find Trustworthy Information in the Digital Age (Rowman & Littlefield, 2008) with some commentary on why the phenomena of "fake news" is especially harmful during this crisis.
- "Misinformation, Social Media, and You", by Michelle Brightwell, librarian at Huntsville Madison County Public Library
- Guidance from public librarian Michelle Brightwell at HMCPL stressing the importance of media literacy during this pandemic. Take note of the emphasis placed on avoiding placing blind trust into any source just because they said so and are thought to be an "authority" on an issue. Fact check and evaluate everything for yourself to see if that is so!