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Learn how to be an informed consumer of social media and the news
False news stories, often of a sensational nature, created to be widely shared or distributed for the purpose of generating revenue, or promoting or discrediting a public figure, political movement, company, etc.
A parody that presents current events or other news topics for humorous effect in an obviously satirical imitation of journalism.
Can sometimes be used facetiously as a conversational tactic to dispute or discredit information that is perceived as hostile or unflattering. (from dictionary.com)
Unmasking Misinformation: Chris Coward 8/3/2020 (13 minutes)
To make sense of the information streaming to and at us through media and social-media, we need to be able to detect and identify misinformation, misleading information, and disinformation. This talk shares key tools and practices we can learn that can help us navigate what can seem like a minefield of misinformation, so we can better sift valuable information from what could be harmful.