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How Is Fake News Created?

The Digital Literacy Series: Fake News

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 demonstrates how deliberate design and language choices can be used to trick and confuse people. An essential resource for boosting secondary students’ digital literacy skills.

Rating: E
Production Year: 2020
Duration: 8 min
Series: The Digital Literacy Series: Fake News
Printable Resources: Yes

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