‘We all need to be a little distrustful’: Colorado schools could soon teach kids how to differentiate between fake news & credible media

CBS4: The internet has expanded kids’ access to information. Now, two state lawmakers want to help them identify misinformation and disinformation.

From Facebook and Twitter to blogs and apps, the information landscape is vast, and State Rep. Barbara McLachlan says facts can vary widely.

“Whenever somebody starts off a sentence with ‘I read somewhere that this happened,’ you think, ‘Wait a minute.’ I think we all need to be a little distrustful about where people are getting their information,” McLachlan said.

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