Navigating through crisis: episode five - fake news

worksheet & discussion

Misinformation is dangerous! We have seen the reality of that more and more during the COVID-19 outbreak. The spread of fake news in the early stages of lockdown caused widespread fear (and the bulk buying of toilet paper!). This is why being able to spot fake news or misinformation and know how to interpret the news we see on social media is vitally important. In this episode we tackle the issues surrounding fake news, how to spot it and where to go for reliable information during a crisis like this.