Know Your Data episode: misinformation with the NCRI
We all know that misinformation and fake news exists, but do we really understand what it is and how to spot it?
The rise of social media platforms and the chaotic context of the Covid-19 pandemic has meant people are looking for reliable news sources within a vast volume of data. When we are bombarded with all this at such speed, it can be difficult to critically assess the sources from which we take information.
In the latest episode of Know Your Data, our advisory board chair, Kevin Hanegan, is joined by Joel Finkelstein of the Network Contagion Research Institute, to discuss how to spot misinformation and why data literacy is so important to do so.
You can tune in to the full episode here: https://thedataliteracyproject.org/posts/know-your-data-how-to-spot-misinformation-with-the-ncri