To identify any “Fake news” one needs to know the basic principles, the method, and the tools, but also common sense and a lot of caution. Here are the techniques that the AFP Factuel team uses every day.
The EU-supported OPEN Media Hub project developed a self-paced online course aimed to identify misinformation and fake news, understand how to verify the source, and identify false online posts.
The course duration is approximately 8 hours.
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