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Snopes and fake news

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In: Digital skills

What you’ll learn...

  • How to tell if something might be
    fake news
  • How to use a fact-checking website
    to spot fake news

Course description

This course has lessons and activities to help you understand fake news and how to make sure a news article is real. There is a lot of bad or fake information on the internet, but this course will give you tips and tricks to find the truth.

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In this course, we’ll:

  • Learn about fake news
  • Practice some tricks to help you spot fake news
  • Learn how to use the fact-checking website Snopes.com

This course is made possible through the generous support of the Government of Canada.

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