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Kresta in the Afternoon – July 23, 2021 – Hour 2

Teresa Tomeo joins us taking your calls on media literacy.

Direct to My Desk: Understanding Media Literacy

An Axios poll early this year found that for the first time, fewer than half of Americans trust traditional media sources and 56% agreed with the statement “reporters are purposely trying to mislead people by saying things they know are false or gross exaggerations.” In a world full of alternative media outlets and big tech censorship, how can we find the truth? Teresa Tomeo joins us.

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Staying on Mission in the Age of Outrage

Media resources from Teresa

SPJ Code of Ethics

The Beauty of Truth

Teresa Tomeo is the author of many books and her newest is Listening for God: Discovering the Incredible Ways God Speaks to Us. She has more than 30 years of experience in TV, radio and newspaper and spent 19 of those years working in front of a camera as a reporter/anchor in the Detroit market. In the year 2000, Teresa left the secular media to start her own speaking and communications company, Teresa Tomeo Communications, LLC. Her daily morning radio program, Catholic Connection, is produced by Ave Maria Radio in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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