As my RSS feeds and social media feeds fill up with this video this morning, I thought it was a good example to use for media literacy training in schools and libraries.
Here’s how it was faked:
All The Reasons That Baby-Snatching Eagle Video Is Fake
Golden Eagle Snatches Kid
As my son noted this morning over coffee, “Isn’t everything on the Internet fake? If you just wait a while you’ll find out that it’s fake, fraudulent, twisted, or awful. We can’t be like Fox Mulder, “I want to believe!”