Misinformation in Social Media and the Internet

Misinformation in Social Media and the Internet

Unraveling the Web

In the information age, social media and the internet have become breeding grounds for misinformation.

From deliberate disinformation campaigns to unintentional biases, these false narratives can have profound consequences on individuals, societies, and even democratic processes. In this conversation we delve into the complex world of misinformation, exploring its various forms, the challenges of detection, and strategies for understanding its origins and impact.

 

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Jörg Liebe

Jörg Liebe, living in Idstein, course director of our study program Analytical and Digital Forensics and expert in digitalization, innovation, IT security, and management, brings a wealth of knowledge to the table. Whether it's navigating the complexities of digital transformation or safeguarding against cyber threats, our trainer is dedicated to empowering individuals with the skills needed to thrive in today's rapidly evolving landscape.

Dein Experte

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Jörg Liebe

Jörg Liebe, living in Idstein, course director of our study program Analytical and Digital Forensics and expert in digitalization, innovation, IT security, and management, brings a wealth of knowledge to the table. Whether it's navigating the complexities of digital transformation or safeguarding against cyber threats, our trainer is dedicated to empowering individuals with the skills needed to thrive in today's rapidly evolving landscape.

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Improved Critical Thinking

You will have the chance to hone your critical thinking, helping you to differentiate between reliable information and misinformation online. Through discussions and exercises, you will learn to question certain sources to prevent you from fake news.

Enhanced Media Literacy

Workshops on misinformation provide crucial skills for navigating online information. You will learn to identify credible sources, differentiate facts from opinion, and spot misleading content, enabling them to make better-informed decisions amidst the abundance of information online.

Improved Resilience to Misinformation

You will gain insights into misinformation's origins and impact, enhancing awareness of online manipulation tactics. This builds resilience against deceptive narratives, making you less susceptible to misinformation and fostering a more discerning information consumption approach.

Encouragement of fighting back against Misinformation

you may be inspired to actively pass on the misinformation's societal impact on democratic processes to your sourrounding and to advocate for truth and accuracy in public discourse.
 

Sabine Weiskopf & Antonia Augenstein

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