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Evaluating Information Online to Avoid Fake News and Misinformation Online

Learn to critically evaluate online information and identify fake news. During this session we will discuss the psychological, technological and societal reasons why we believe fake, biased or misleading stories/information. It will also look at the different motivations of the creators of false stories and misinformation. By investigating real life news from a variety of media, you will learn to identify fake news and misinformation.

 

This workshop will take place on Microsoft Teams.

You can find out more information about using Teams, including how to install it on your personal device,  here: https://www.mmu.ac.uk/isds/support/apps/teams/ 

 

Details of all of our workshops can be found here: https://libguides.mmu.ac.uk/workshops

 

Please get in touch if you have any problems registering or attending, you can reach us at: Library@mmu.ac.uk

Date:
Monday, 18th January 2021
Time:
10:00am - 11:00am
Time Zone:
UK, Ireland, Lisbon Time (change)
Audience:
  Open to all  
Online:
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