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Fake News

8th June @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Aim

To provide an overview on misinformation and disinformation.

Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Describe types of fake news.
  • Identify some reputable sources.
  • Have greater confidence in fact-checking resources.
  • Have greater confidence in addressing myths in conversation.

Content

  • What do we mean by fake news?
  • What are the types
  • Why do we believe
  • Who (where does it come from)
  • Fact or opinion
  • Why should we take this seriously?
  • Tips for fact checking
  • How to fact check (resources)
  • Addressing a myth and having a conversation
  • Some practical examples on fact checking
  • Some reputable sources to use

 

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Details

Date:
8th June
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Venue

Virtual

Organiser

PHE Knowledge & Library Services
Email:
libraries@phe.gov.uk
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