Characteristics of Reputable Newspapers
false information that is spread,
regardless of whether there is intent to mislead:In the chaotic hours after the earthquake, a lot of misinformation was reported in the news.
Malinformation - Genuine information that is spread to cause harm.
Corroborate the two stories below - corroborate - to "corroborate" something that has been said or reported means to provide evidence or information that supports it.
Write down original source of link, can you find two or more sources to corroborate the story? What are the sources?
February Corroboration Stories
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TO DO - Click on links
1. Satire - "The use of humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people's stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues." - Oxford Language Dictionary
2. Clickbait - "Internet content whose main purpose is to attract attention and encourage visitors to click on a link to a particular web page." Oxford Language Dictionary
Confirmation Bias - Our subconscious tendency to seek and interpret information and other evidence in ways that affirm our existing beliefs, ideas, and expectations. We seek out information or news that confirms our beliefs and ideas.