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We should teach “web savviness” in schools

By Carl Miller  

We should encourage children to be "web savvy" in the classroom

Thanks to the internet, there is now more valuable, fantastic, Earth-shaking, life-saving information at our fingertips than ever before: more specialists with views on tap, more facts, credible journalism, monographs and books. There is also, of course, more utter nonsense, ranging from the lazily wrong to malicious propaganda dressed up to look respectable.

A Demos report released last week called Truth, Lies and the Internet suggests that young people are not being equipped with…

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