Faced with a ‘pandemic of misinformation,’ Britannica — of encyclopedia fame — is on a mission to save truth

CHICAGO — Literacy and lifelong learning go hand in hand. Digital media literacy — the meaning behind messages we see in media — is no different, said Karthik Krishnan, global CEO of Britannica Group, which owns Chicago-based Encyclopaedia Britannica.According to Krishnan, digital media literacy is something that should be on everyone’s mind, adults and children, given all the remote learning we are doing during the pandemic. And knowing how to decipher fact from fiction and not just rely on the first link that pops up at the top of your online search is a skill that should be practiced daily….

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