“Media literacy is the vaccine against fake news infodemia”
A group of students from SJKC New Kopisan in Gopeng, Perak, were asked by their teacher to role-play as news reporters.
One at a time, they were asked to present a news article to the class while English teacher Shee Yuen Ling watched.
The exercise may seem like another test of students’ speaking and listening skills, but it was also part of a nationwide campaign by educators to bring media literacy into the classroom.
“I have all kinds of fun activities for my students,” said Shee Malaysiakini of her opportunities to incorporate media literacy into the classroom.
She would …