The Perils of Recycling News

by | Jun 24, 2019 | Benjamin Radford, Media Appearances, Media Literacy, News, Research | 0 comments

I’ve been seeing links to this news story widely shared over the past few months, about the U.S. voting against a U.N. resolution condemning Nazis. It’s being shared as evidence of our current government supporting white supremacists– except that it happened in 2016 under Obama.

Media literacy tip: Recycling old news on social media is often misleading.


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