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"Trustworthiness doesn’t just come from being right, but from communicating the limits of the evidence, and regularly updating one’s view in light of new data and analysis."  Michael Story and Stuart Ritchie, "How the Experts Messed Up on COVID-19." (Hint: by claiming more certainty than the evidence allowed.)

Information literacy is a growing field which studies how information is created, communicated, and understood. News literacy and media literacy are related subjects. In this context, "literacy" signifies the understanding or comprehension of the form as well as content of the information message.

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