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FAKE NEWS

 

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(Created on 17/02/2017)

 

 

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INFORMATION:

  • Fake news is 'very real' word of the year for 2017 - 02 November 2017
    "Donald Trump’s apocryphal invention, which dates back to the noughties, takes title in dictionary’s annual reckoning of the most-used new expressions.
    “Fake news” has acquired a certain legitimacy after being named word of the year by Collins, following what the dictionary called its “ubiquitous presence” over the last 12 months."

    (theguardian.com)
  • Fake News Still Here, Even As Facebook, Google Fight It - Text + Audio - 23 October 2017
    "The term “fake news” has become increasingly popular in the last year. And fake news stories continue to spread throughout the internet, even as companies like Facebook and Google fight to stop them."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)
  • Japanese Steelmaker Admits False Safety Information - Text + Audio - 13 October 2017
    "Kobe Steel has admitted that it offered false inspection information about thousands of tons of its products.
    The materials are used to manufacture cars, trains and airplanes. The company says it is investigating and will recheck the safety information."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

 

LESSONS:

  • Fake news – a lesson plan - 27 May 2017
    "The lesson is designed to introduce students to the notion of fake news and teach them some strategies to become better, more critical readers. 
    It is adapted from a lesson plan by the Anti-Defamation League  (link) with elements taken from here."

    (theteacherjames.com)

 

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INTERACTIVE GAMES:

  • Factitious - a game that tests your news sense - "Can you tell real news from fake news?"
    (factitious.augamestudio.com)
  • Fake It To Make It, a social-impact game about fake news.
    You can read more about this game on this page. However, I suggest that you play first!

    (fakeittomakeitgame.com)

 

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