On Monday, we heard from the PBS NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs about the TikTok trend “devious licks” — videos of students stealing or vandalizing school property. Now, a counter-response has emerged. Dubbed “angelic yields,” these TikTok videos encourage students to replace stolen items or do kind acts to improve their school. Here’s the latest from the Student Reporting Labs.
Communities need to be able to spot a fake story when they see it and stop it in its tracks. That’s why today, the Google News Initiative (GNI) is building on our commitment to strengthen media literacy in the U.S. through partnerships with PBS NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs, the News Literacy Project, and Poynter’s MediaWise program.