Journalism, 'Fake News' and Disinformation: A Handbook for Journalism Education and Training

This new publication by UNESCO is a timely resource and highly topical subject for all those who practice or teach journalism in this Digital Age.


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Module Five: Fact-Checking 101


Fact-Checking 101

by Alexios Mantzarlis

From politicians to marketers, from advocacy groups to brands — everyone who seeks to convince others has an incentive to distort, exaggerate or obfuscate the facts. This module seeks to equip participants with a methodology to detect factcheckable claims and evaluate evidence critically, in line with ethical norms and standards.

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