"Fake news" and the Infodemic​

Module Objectives

By the end of this module, the student will be able to…

  • explain the similarities between “fake news” and the coronavirus
  • recall local and global events related to the “fake news” phenomenon
  • discuss the related phenomena of “fake news” and the infodemic
  • classify different “fake news” about COVID-19 into its four themes

DepEd MELCs for MIL

  • Discuss the implication of media and information to an individual and the society
  • Analyze how the different dimensions are formally and informally produced, organized, and disseminated

Misinformation & Disinformation

Practicing Healthy Skepticism

Basic Verification & Reporting

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