As you prepare to vote, be informed – not misled
October 26, 2022
Editor’s Note: This op-ed was distributed by Capitol News Illinois on behalf of the News Literacy Project. The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own.
By ALEE QUICK
Civic Marketing Manager, News Literacy Project
The world of Illinois politics is notoriously wild at times, and this year’s midterm election season is holding true to form.
Disagreements on policy issues are the bread and butter of campaign clashes, and we’ve seen plenty of those. But we’re also seeing misinformation, from misleading political mailers to memes that peddle outright falsehoods about...