Breaking Down Disinformation

June 3, 2020

Access to reliable information is critical to protect individual and public health. Led by international experts on multimedia journalism, EF conducted training on critical thinking and media literacy to share knowledge with participants on how to find reliable sources of information and distinguish genuine information from fake news. Participants were encouraged to find, analyze, and prove certain stories were spreading inaccurate information. One submission successfully disproved a fake news story about medicines that claimed to cure COVID-19.