Prof. Ryan Martin quoted in USA Today
A recent study done at Stanford University procured startling and daunting results: 80-90 percent of students cannot accurately vet online news sources. The 7,000-participant-study done at one of the nation’s most prestigious schools, left many concerned to say the least. UW-Green Bay Prof. Ryan Martin (Psychology) was quoted in the USA Today article on the study, citing anger as a common drive for people to share content, which could then spark a momentous passage of false information through different social media sites. Researchers are now faced with the question of how to avoid this and teach students how to properly identify authentic news sources. Read the full story here.