Fact-Checking and Debunking: Covering Rumors, Hoaxes and Gossip

About this product

Reporting and discrediting rumors and hoaxes.

Type: Webinar

Originally Broadcast On: January 06, 2015

Time Estimate: One hour.

$29.95

SKU: NUWEB01-15 Category:

Description

This Webinar covers strategies that all writers can use to make hard facts easy reading for a variety of audiences.

WHAT WILL I LEARN:

  • How to use shorter words and sentences at the points of greatest complexity.
  • How to use the tools of punctuation to create pace and space.
  • How to write in a way that moves the reader steadily through the material.
  • How to write in a way that conveys not just meaning, but impact.
  • How to translate jargon into plain English.
  • How to understand the three important reasons for slowing down the reader.

WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE:

Writers and editors looking to write complex information with clarity

COURSE INSTRUCTOR:

Craig Silverman

Craig Silverman (@craigsilverman) is the founding editor of BuzzFeed Canada and a leading expert on media errors, accuracy and verification.