New Resource: Sage Launches Literacy Information Microsite for Combatting Mis-, Dis-, and Malinformation
From a Sage Announcement:
Sage has unveiled a literary resource hub aimed at countering the rise of online misinformation, disinformation, and deceptive content.
The newly launched Literacy Information Microsite is dedicated to addressing the issues of mis-, dis-, and malinformation that are prevalent in the digital realm. This platform offers open-access research articles on vital topics such as digital literacy, censorship, propaganda, digital society, media ethics, and the perils of mis-, dis-, and malinformation. To ensure relevancy, content updates will occur on a quarterly basis.
Julia Slater, editor at Sage, emphasized the significance of digital literacy in the contemporary age, “In a time where digital technologies are the primary conduits of communication and information, digital literacy has emerged as an indispensable skill for thriving in our interconnected society. Our Information Literacy microsite provides a comprehensive exploration of the critical thinking and enhanced governance practices required in this digital era, given their substantial real-world consequences.
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About Gary Price
Gary Price (email@example.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com.