Be Media Smart: Check the Facts – Nov 7, 6 to 7pm
We hear a lot about fact-checkers, but do you really know what they do? Or how important their work is?
The spread of disinformation is a growing concern and it is becoming increasingly difficult to distinguish fact from fiction. In an age where we are overwhelmed by content varying in accuracy and credibility, fact-checkers work on the frontline in the battle to protect the integrity of information. But what exactly do they do and how does their work benefit all of us? In this webinar, Stephen McDermott from The Journal joined Dr Ricardo Castellini da Silva to discuss the role of fact-checkers in our society, explore what is involved in their everyday work, and provide the public with some tips to distinguish between fact and fiction.
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