Tips from the Teenagers Tackling Coronavirus Misinformation

Title:
Tips from the Teenagers Tackling Coronavirus Misinformation
Description:

Schools are closed, and students are home. What do teens do during a pandemic? Some are becoming expert fact-checkers through a program called the Teen Fact-Checking Network. The program teaches students digital literacy skills to help them spot misinformation and disinformation online. Angie Li, a student in the program, walks us through her fact check of a viral TikTok video.

The Teen Fact-Checking Network is a part of MediaWise, where our host, Hari Sreenivasan, serves as an ambassador.

Teen Fact-Checking Network: https://www.poynter.org/teen-fact-checking-network/
MediaWise: https://www.poynter.org/mediawise/

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Take on Fake debunks claims you’ve seen or shared online to show you how to stay informed. Host Hari Sreenivasan follows the Internet rabbit hole of misinformation, reading beyond a single headline to find credible sources to uncover the truth.

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Video Language:
English
Team:
Amplifying Voices of Change
Project:
Misinformation and Disinformation
Duration:
05:59
Format: Youtube Primary Original
This video is part of the Amplifying Voices of Change team.

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