Tag: journalism

Fact, opinion, or B.S.?

Some medial literacy awareness campaigns focus on the accuracy and factualness of information, such as the one you see below from UNESCO. They tell internet users not to share inaccurate messages…but the problem is, things are not really that clear-cut in real life. Often…

Misinformation deadly serious in Asia

In many countries in Asia, people receive hundreds of social media messages a day that include misleading claims, obscure factoids, and utterly bogus information; the consequences can be dire. Rumors of child kidnappers on WhatsApp in India, for example, have led to lynching and…