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Fake News, Fact-checking and Junk Science: Lifelong learning class at WFU: Week One

This course will look into the issues surrounding fake news, fact-checking and junk science. We will look at creators, distributors, and consumers of misinformation (and disinformation) and how the Internet exacerbates and ameliorates the problems.


Week One

  • What is Fake News? Why is it important that we understand Fake News?
  • A Systems Approach to Fake News
  • A look at the Mueller report

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