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

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 Two

  • A History of Misinformation and Disinformation
  • Cognitive Biases and Logical Fallacies and how they both impact our response to Fake News

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