Overwhelmed by the flow of news on the internet? Want to learn more about fake news sites and how to verify the information you find on social media? Looking for an opportunity to teach teens about finding accurate sources of information on the web?
By the end of the class you will know how to:
*Identify fake news sites and flag them
*Check the accuracy of information on the internet
*Find reliable news sources
*Identify internet trolls and deal with them
(Taught by Mila Sanina, PublicSource's Executive Director)
Youth welcome! 82% of middle schoolers surveyed by Stanford researchers couldn't tell the difference between a news article and sponsored content.
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