High school media literacy courses could build on civics lessons to nurture critical thinking and help bridge the digital divide, says The Atlantic; it's increasingly difficult to separate fact from fiction. "One must learn to weed out incendiary polemics and agitprop from the whirling online maelstrom to become an informed and thoughtful citizen. To better equip our youth to navigate this fray, we should make media literacy a feature of public education. This would help young people think critically about media, and turn a discerning eye to the onslaught of coverage, opinions, and analysis that permeate our increasingly wired culture."