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Why Do We Fall for Fake News?

The Digital Literacy Series: 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 mean we are prone to falling for fake news, making it an extremely powerful communication tool for governments, organisations and individuals. An essential resource for boosting secondary students’ digital literacy skills.

Rating: E
Production Year: 2020
Duration: 7 min
Series: The Digital Literacy Series: Fake News
Printable Resources: Yes

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