Fake news and disinformation are serious concerns for Canadians but now there is a simple solution. Watch the new, animated video produced by News Media Canada to learn how to SPOT fake news and stop it in its tracks.
Ask yourself four critical questions to SPOT and stop fake news online.
- Is this a credible SOURCE?
- Is the PERSPECTIVE biased?
- Are OTHER sources reporting the same story?
- Is the story TIMELY?
This month, newspapers across the country started running a small space, frequency print campaign to educate readers and help them build a media literacy habit using the new SPOT tool.
Visit www.spotfakenews.ca for more information and learn the steps.