How to sort fact from fiction online

Our mission at MediaWise is to empower people of all ages to be more critical consumers of content online. We teach people key digital literacy skills to spot misinformation and disinformation so they can make decisions based on facts, not fiction.

We believe that when facts prevail, democracy wins.

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