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Who is it aimed at:

All students and staff
Duration: 1 Hour

The aim of this session is to introduce students to the concept of Fake News, the dangers of misinformation, and to highlight the importance of credible sources through the application of targeted critical analysis skills.

By the end of this session participants should be able to:

Understand the historical and modern day context of Fake News

  • Discuss its cause and effect
  • Critically evaluate a wide range of information sources
  • Search for reliable, high quality news using library resources such as NewsBank