Erste Hausarbeit 04: Wie erkenne ich Fake News?

Erste Hausarbeit 04: Wie erkenne ich Fake News?

Wie ich wissenschaftliche Informationen auf ihre Qualität überprüfen kann, weiß ich ja bereits. Dafür kann ich einfach den CRAP-Test verwenden. Stimmt. Aber auch nichtwissenschaftliche Informationen, wie Websites oder soziale Medien, solltest du immer kritisch prüfen. Du meinst auf Fake News? Ja. Aber nicht nur. Auch politische Institutionen, Lobbyverbände oder Interessenvertretungen stellen ihre Meinung oft als […]

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What is Fake News?

What is Fake News?

You’ve probably heard a lot of people recently screaming and yelling about Fake News.Charges fly from all points on the political spectrum: this story is mistaken — it’s Fake News;that statement is incorrect — it’s Fake News.But to my mind, these arguments miss the point.Mainstream American news is ALL fake because the major news outlets […]

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Local TV forced to denounce ‘one-sided news’ by America’s largest media company

Local TV forced to denounce ‘one-sided news’ by America’s largest media company

Hi I’m Michelle Melby And I’m Tom MilbournOur greatest responsibility is to serve our Northwest communities.We are extremely proud of the quality, balanced journalism that ABC6 News produces.But we’re concerned about the troubling trend of irresponsible, one sided news stories plaguingour country.The sharing of biased and false news has become all too common on social […]

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Fake News, Fake Money

Fake News, Fake Money

The title of today’s talk is: “Fake News, Fake Money: Living in a World Without Authority.”“Fake news” has been in the news a lot lately. You have all of these accusations swirling around.The established media — The New York Times, the Washington Post — are pointing fingers and saying,“These [are the] purveyors of fake news!” […]

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5 Ways To Spot Fake News

5 Ways To Spot Fake News

Here are five ways to spot fake newsNumber one: Look for unusual urlsIf they end with .Lo or .com.coChances are they aren’t legitimate news sites.Number two: Dissect the layoutLook for grammatical errors, incorrect datesbold claims with no sources andsensationalist images.These are all red flags.Number three: Dig deeperFind out who wrote the articleand who supports the […]

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