Contributed by Chicago Public Library
Topics: Communication & Social Media, Information Searching
Learn about disinformation and why it matters including how to spot disinformation, how and why disinformation is created, and the types of disinformation.
Activities in This Course
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1 Information Overload
Information is constantly being produced and always accessible, but sorting what is true and accurate can be overwhelming.
2 Identifying Disinformation
Disinformation is created on purpose. Learn how using online searching skills can help you identify disinformation.
3 Types of Disinformation
Disinformation is created to mislead people. Find out about the most common types of false stories and the forms that they can take.
4 How Disinformation is Created
Discover how easy it is to create disinformation and learn ways to find more information about a story before you share it.