Within the last year we have had to deal with news and fake news and questionable news?
People are blasted information across multiple platforms and many of it has been found to be fake or ill sourced.
How many times have you personally been a direct or indirect victim of this miss information?
When you have to correct data and are literate of the correct information then you are able to make an accurate and proper judgement.
Forbes has written a good article about this subject and I encourage you to read it and become more literate about the information you take in every day to make your daily decisions.
Here is the Forbes article: How Data And Information Literacy Could End Fake News