8 Tips for Debunking Fake News

Title:
8 Tips for Debunking Fake News
Description:

We’ve spent the past year talking to journalists and fact-checkers all over the country about how they tackle misinformation-gone-viral. Here are 8 steps that you can take, whether it’s on your phone or your laptop, to help make sense of all the information you’re seeing on your timelines.

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OUR 8 TIPS
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1. Know the difference between misinformation and disinformation.
2. Check your emotional response.
3. Look for red flags in the post itself.
4. Open a new tab.
5. Check out the website.
6. Try one of these tools (see our list below!).
7. Be prepared for breaking news.
8. Ask for help.

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USE THESE TOOLS
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InVid video verification tool: https://www.invid-project.eu/
Google Image Search: https://www.google.com/imghp
TinEye: https://tineye.com/
WhoIs domain lookup: https://whois.domaintools.com/

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ASK FOR HELP
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Angelo Fichera: https://twitter.com/ajfichera
Daniel Funke: https://twitter.com/dpfunke
Laura Garcia: https://twitter.com/lauragrb
Alex Mahadevan: https://twitter.com/AlexMahadevan
Emmanuelle Saliba: https://twitter.com/_esaliba
Sara Spencer: https://twitter.com/byshspencer

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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:
06:05
Format: Youtube Primary Original
This video is part of the Amplifying Voices of Change team.

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