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Facts Matter: Counteracting Fake News: Succeed@Tees Workshops


CILIP's Facts Matter Campaign

Although this relates to the UK General Election in June 2017, there are lots of helpful hints to take into account when thinking about "Fake News".

Next steps

If you thought this workshop was useful you may like to try:

  • Critical thinking
  • Critical writing
  • Critical appraisal (for Health students)
  • Academic writing: an introduction


Fake News - what it is and why it matters

What is "Fake News"? How do you identify it? What can you do about it? This workshop will discuss:

  • how "fake news" is defined
  • how to spot and identify fake news
  • what you can do to challenge fake news

This session is aimed at undergraduates but is suitable for any level of study.


Forthcoming Workshops

The workshops are on the following dates and times:

Date Time Where?
Monday 30th Oct 13:00-14:00 T1.02

There's no need to book - just come along

If you need any adjustments to fully access this session, please contact in advance

Why does Fake News matter?

View this "Fact checking online" video from Swedish fact checker Viralgranskaren and IIS (The Internet Foundation In Sweden) 

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