Humble Media Genius

Humble Media Genius

Humble Media Genius

Founded in 2016

Humble Media Genius is an online course offered through PBS that teaches media literacy skills through cartoons.

Humble Media Genius is not affiliated with RAND. It was selected for this database because it fits our researchers' inclusion criteria.

Tool type
Fully operational
Intended users
Tool focus
This tool is process-focused. It evaluates how information is produced and disseminated.
Method or technology
Online course or game
Is the tool automated?
Founding organization
Founder/primary contact
Bill Shribman (creator of Ruff Ruffman)

How is this tool working to address disinformation?

This tool aims to fight disinformation by creating a cohort of information consumers who are better able to identify and avoid false information online.

Is there a connection with tech platforms?

Yes. Google is connected to this tool as a funder.

Who is funding the tool?

Corporation for Public Broadcasting

Are there external evaluations?

None found

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