Countering Fakes and Stereotypes in Media
Lecture no. 5 from the course: Fighting Misinformation: Digital Media Literacy
Taught by Professor Tara Susman-Pena and 2 others | 27 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Professional Development Courses
How do fake information and stereotypes combine to produce an especially damaging type of misinformation? Fake information, including fake social media accounts, fake chat messages, and fake reviews, can infiltrate our electronic lives. See how stereotypes can magnify the damage done by fake information, and consider the difficult questions presented by the human tendency toward bias.