WHAT IS FAKE NEWS?
“We’re not just fighting an epidemic; we’re fighting an infodemic,” said Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) at a gathering of foreign policy and security experts in Munich, Germany, in mid- February '20, referring to fake news that “spreads faster and more easily than this virus.”
Teaching students media literacy (using critical thinking skills to analyze media messages) is more essential now than ever. Not only will this help stem the flow of misinformation in the "news" and social media, it will also help them become more informed digital citizens. We can help you here!