Anne Kruger

 

 


 

Anne Kruger is an Assistant Lecturer at the Journalism and Media Studies Centre at the University of Hong Kong. Anne was a daily Business News Presenter and World News fill-in Anchor at CNN International, and flagship news Anchor and Senior Reporter at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. At ABC TV Anne was also Anchor and National Correspondent for iconic documentary programs. Anne teaches news literacy courses at HKU with an emphasis on applying theory to current affairs.




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Mar 6th 2017

Never before has the need for News Literacy been more urgent. As news consumers are bombarded with a constant stream of fake news, propaganda, hoaxes, rumors, satire, and advertising — that often masquerade as credible journalism — it is becoming more and more difficult to distinguish fact from fiction. While the public’s faith in the news media erodes, purveyors of misinformation have helped give rise to troubling cultural trends and alarming political movements.

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Feb 16th 2016

With social media and a 24/7 news cycle, how do we — as news consumers — make sense of what we hear and read? At a time when we are flooded with an abundance of information and disinformation, it is essential for each one of us to become a more discerning news consumer.

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