Learn to understand different types of misinformation and the ways that misinformation can damage democracy.
News literacy topics
Social media; Misinformation; Fact-checking and verification; Digital citizenship
“Here are three questions that can help us to understand the broader landscape of misinformation.
One: What are some different types of misinformation?
Two: Why should we care? and
Three: How can we fight back against it?
Let’s start with the first question: Misinformation comes in all different shapes and sizes. Learning to identify different types makes it easier to distinguish misinformation from factual information.”