Misinformation, disinformation and fake news: What is it all about?

Misinformation, disinformation and fake news- What is it all about?

Event Details

  • Date: 31st May 2022
  • Time: 13:00 – 13:30
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Audience: All Staff | All Students
  • Digital Capability: Information, Data and Media Literacy
  • Booking Link: https://edin.ac/3OHTsn8

Event Overview

This session will look to define disinformation, misinformation and fake news, and introduce attendees to some tools and techniques to help identify and assess such information.

About the presenter - Donna Watson

Donna is an Academic Support Librarian (ASL) and currently supports the School of Law and the School of Social and Political Science. The ASL team work in partnership with Schools and Colleges to understand their library needs and to communicate about library resources and services. ASLs help students develop the digital and information literacy skills to use library resources to get the best from their studies and research.

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