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Misinformation, Disinformation & Fake News

Date Published: 01/08/2022

A critical mindset is key to being a confident media consumer False stories, half-truths, clickbait – it is very difficult to know what information we can trust in the media. Part of the problem is that there is a spectrum

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Finding Credible Information in the ‘Fake News’ Environment

Date Published: 11/03/2019

Students are bombarded with information from the internet, but how do they discern trustworthy sources from those less credible or even false? In our digital environment and the era of  ‘fake news’,  it is essential for students to develop the critical literacy

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Finding Credible Information in the ‘Fake News’ Environment

Date Published: 05/11/2018

Students are bombarded with information from the internet, but how do they discern trustworthy sources from those less credible or even false? In the video below,  Commonsense Media suggests practical advice that will have students fact-checking their sources like a professional.

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