Fake News - Part 2: How to Recognize Fake News Series
Catalogue Number: 395057
Producer: Films Media Group
Subject: Business Studies, Current Events, Family Studies/Home Economics, Marketing, Media Literacy, Social Media, Social Sciences
Grade Level: 9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin: U.S
Copyright Year: 2018
Running Time: 24
Closed Captions: Yes
Fake news is prevalent because it seems so real. But passing it along via social media is more than sharing. It lends credibility to untrustworthy sources. By explaining click baits, bias and information bubbles, this video helps viewers discern what’s real and what’s not. Startling examples of altered photos reveal the skills employed by fake newsmongers. Cross-referencing to determine objective news sources and sites is explained along with reverse image search and expert confirmation. This video will assist viewers in getting past the hype of fake news to discover the real story.
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