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Series: The Digital Literacy Series: Fake News


Can You Avoid Falling for Fake News?

Can You Avoid Falling for Fake News?

This video equips students with strategic skills to analyse and easily spot fake news. It explores how to perform a visual check of an app or website, conduct reverse image searches and look for unusual domain extensions or misspelled words and...Show More
Can You Spot Fake News?

Can You Spot Fake News?

This engaging video tests what students have learned from the ‘Fake News’ series by checking their ability to distinguish real news from fake news. It includes ‘news’ such as clickbait from ELLE magazine, Russia releasing lions into the...Show More

How Is Fake News Created?

This video examines common ways of creating fake news, such as maintaining a website that hosts misleading articles and using social media accounts and chatbots to increase traffic. It also explores the common reasons Fake News is generated and...Show More
What Are the Dangers of Fake News?

What Are the Dangers of Fake News?

People frequently make important decisions about their health, families and political issues based on news, without knowing whether it is fake or true. This video shows how making, consuming and sharing fake news about events that never took...Show More

What Is Fake News?

The way in which news is delivered and consumed has changed rapidly over time and continues to evolve today. This video examines some of the issues that have arisen from this, defining fake news and explaining and providing examples of hoaxes,...Show More
Why Do We Fall for Fake News?

Why Do We Fall for Fake News?

This video explores the factors that make fake news easy to believe. Case studies, including the story of Pope Francis endorsing Donald Trump for president and dolphins in Venice during the COVID-19 pandemic, illustrate how modern busy lifestyles...Show More