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Fake News


Curipod lesson about topic "Fake News". #11-13

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1. Word cloud
120 seconds
In your own words, how is fake news different than satire?
2. Slide
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3. Slide
60 seconds
Fake news is information, stories, or hoaxes created to deliberately misinform or deceive readers. It can spread quickly through social media, making it difficult to contain. It's important to be critical and discerning when reading news online.
Fake News: What You Need to Know
4. Slide
60 seconds
Misinformation: Wrong or inaccurate information, especially that which is spread deliberately. Hoax: A humorous or malicious deception. Discernment: The ability to judge well. Illegitimate Source: A source whose information cannot be verified
5. Slide
60 seconds
Fake news isn't a new phenomenon-- it has circulated throughout history. In 1698, a fake news story convinced the public that a sea monster was attacking ships in the North Sea. There are even companies dedicated to creating fake news stories for businesses as part of their marketing strategies.
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6. Open question
660 seconds
Work together in pairs: What are some strategies you can use to distinguish between real and fake news?
7. Open question
660 seconds
Work together in pairs: What is one way to determine if a news article is trustworthy and accurate?
8. Poll
300 seconds
What is Fake News?
  • False information deliberately spread to deceive people
  • News that is not real
  • News that is true
  • News that is made up
9. Poll
300 seconds
What kind of media can spread Fake News?
  • Social media
  • Newspapers
  • TV shows
  • All of the above
10. Poll
300 seconds
What are the consequences of spreading Fake News?
  • Misleading people
  • Misinformation
  • Confusion
  • All of the above
11. Poll
300 seconds
What is one way to identify Fake News?
  • Check the sources of the information
  • Check the accuracy of the information
  • Check the date of the information
  • All of the above
12. Poll
300 seconds
Why is it important to be aware of Fake News?
  • To avoid being misled
  • To think critically about information
  • To avoid spreading misinformation
  • All of the above

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