Misinformation and disinformation are running rampant online. Coronavirus, politics, social justice protests — you name it, there is misinformation being shared about it and going viral on the internet.
So how can you tell what information is reliable and accurate? It’s hard but anyone can do it. The MediaWise for Seniors: Fact-Checking Live Seminar is a great place to start. Through four live sessions virtually, 90 minutes each, over the course of two weeks, you’ll learn how to use fact-checking skills that professional journalists use, to identify fact versus fiction online.
With the continued risk of coronavirus to older Americans, falling for false information on the internet can be a matter of life and death. Learn to protect yourself through this class and help stop the spread of misinformation online. Thanks to support from Facebook, we are able to offer this training for free.
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