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#defyhatenow Social Media Fact Checking Strategies

#defyhatenow Social Media Fact Checking Strategies
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    #defyhatenow Field Guide

    Social Media Fact Checking Strategies

    At the end of this course, students will be able to:

    • Identify and recognise significant traits of hate speech and dangerous speech online.
    • Analyse an individual post, story or article on social media.
    • Verify and fact check images and stories posted online.
    • Evaluate the potential impact of sharing and use social media responsibly.
    • Employ counter narratives and respond with constructive dialogue & messaging
    • Serve as a peacebuilding ambassador in their local communities and groups to amplify positive stories and cultural exchange on social media worldwide.

    *PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE IS BEING DEVELOPED WITH USER TESTING NOW!

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  • ExpandWHAT IS FAKE NEWS?

  • ExpandCASE STUDY: FAKE NEWS IN SOUTH SUDAN

  • ExpandHOW TO VERIFY RUMOURS AND IDENTIFY FAKE NEWS

  • ExpandIMAGE & NEWS VERIFICATION VIDEO SERIES

  • ExpandHOW TO FACT CHECK ON SOCIAL MEDIA

  • ExpandHOW TO VERIFY IMAGES & REPORT FALSE STORIES

  • ExpandTIPS TO SPOT FAKE NEWS

  • ExpandPODCASTS ON FAKE NEWS

  • ExpandFURTHER RESOURCES

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    • 12 hours study
    • Level 1: Introductory

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