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Teaching how to recognise fake news

Create a check list of a common structure of a fake new. It could work as a tool that allows share the news and check the list with others.

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What is the best resource you’ve seen about COVID-19? DW news channel

Is a complex topic, but I watched in the National German Channel DW a documentary about how Finland people teach in schools how to recognise fake news, one of the activities include this game that every knows as the "telephone" where a teacher gave a message a kid and then this kid should repeat the same at their ears and so on, at the end the kids were able to talk about their conclusions and they were fully aware of the problem it cause miss information.

I think that if people grow with this lessons is a complete mindset, but maybe is time to relearn.



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https://www.dw.com/en/finland-how-to-fight-fake-news/av-52613148

Did this resource motivate you to change your behaviors?

  • Yes

Did you share this information with your network?

  • Yes

Where are you getting information around COVID-19?

  • National Government
  • News: Digital
  • JOURNALIST FRIENDS

What information do you feel you are missing about COVID-19?

About the spreading from oficial healthcare professionals but in plain english.

What populations or personas are not currently being addressed with today’s COVID-19 information?

The non affected yet and those who have less social conscious mentality or doesn't know about the serious economic impact.

What is your current profession?

Product Designer

In what city are you located?

Barcelona

In what country are you located?

Spain

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