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Age Group: 18 to 60 years

Workshop in Box

The workshop in a box provides teachers, librarians, community leaders and other learning facilitators with the resources they need to deliver a media literacy workshop. The aim of the workshop is to discuss with participants best practices in engaging with digital media content, and raise awareness about the disinformation problem and its impact on the

Ceardlann i mBosca

Soláthraíonn an cheardlann i mbosca na hacmhainní a theastaíonn uathu chun ceardlann litearthachta sna meáin a sholáthar do mhúinteoirí, leabharlannaithe, ceannairí pobail agus éascaitheoirí foghlama eile. Is é aidhm na ceardlainne na cleachtais is fearr maidir le dul i ngleic le hábhar meán digiteach a phlé leis na rannpháirtithe, agus feasacht a ardú faoin bhfadhb

The Conspiracy Test

The Conspiracy Test is a collaboration between the School of Thought and the University of Queensland Critical Thinking Project. It is a gamified interactive platform to help increase healthy scepticism for conspiracy theories. Users can select a theory they think might be true, set a baseline of scepticism, and challenge themselves through a series of

Teaching Lateral Reading

Lateral reading is a powerful and effective technique used by factcheckers to evaluate the accuracy and reliability of information online. The Civic Online Reasoning project from the Stanford University offers a sequence of lessons that teachers can use to model lateral reading and guide students through a series of structured activities to develop and improve

Digital News Report 2023

The most recent Digital News report shows new insights on digital news consumption based on a survey of over 93,000 online news consumers in 46 markets covering half of the world’s population. The material is useful for people who want to have a better understanding of the current state of digital news consumption around the

The Bad News Game

The goal of this game is to expose the tactics and manipulation techniques that are used to mislead people and build up a following. Bad News works as a psychological “vaccine” against disinformation: according to the developers, playing it builds cognitive resistance against common forms of manipulation that you may encounter online. Please click on

Scrolling news: the changing face of online news consumption

In this report, Ofcom used a variety of methods to gain an insight into the online news landscape and how people consume online news. The use of social media as people’s main route to access news blurs the boundaries between news, entertainment, and social content, which creates difficulty in thinking critically when it comes to

EDMO’s Fact-checking Briefs

These monthly briefs are a good source for teachers who want to discuss disinformation in the classroom. They provide an overview of the disinformation narratives with highest circulations in the month previous to publication. Please click on the link below to access the content: