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How to spot fake news and counter their spread during COVID-19

21/04/2020

In the current crisis due to the COVID-19 pandemic, media workers are as vital as other essential professionals.

Many factors are transforming the communications landscape, raising questions about the quality, impact and credibility of journalism.

At the same time, orchestrated campaigns are spreading untruths - disinformation, mal-information and misinformation - that are often unwittingly shared on social media. 

UNESCO Beirut has developed a brochure offering you tips on how to spot fake news and counter their spread. 

You may download the brochure below.