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Information Literacy Declining? July 30, 2007

Posted by Michael Sensiba in Information Literacy.
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From Wired 15.07: “InfoPorn: Despite the Web, Americans Remain Woefully Ill-Informed

Excerpt:

“A new study from the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press shows that Americans, on average, are less able to correctly answer questions about current events than they were in 1989. Citizens who call the Internet their primary news source know slightly less than fans of TV and radio news.”

 

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