In this unit we will explore the information disorder and look at why its important to understand the polluting of the information ecosystem. We will also look at misinformation, disinformation and malinformation, and why as journalists its important to understand these concepts.
This unit will look at the seven types of misinformation and disinformation. We will look at some examples to understand each type, and also how these contribute to the information disorder.
This unit will demonstrate how to gather news on social media, using Advanced search techniques (Google advanced search). It will also introduce you to the concept of Boolean search operators and how to use them.
This unit will demonstrate how to gather news on social media, using Advanced search techniques (Google alerts, Facebook graph search, Twitter advanced search, etc.)
In this unit, we'll learn how to verify and contextualize online information. It will introduce to five pillars of verification and some digital tools and skills required for them.
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