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Fact Check – Assignment 5 Part 2
This semester, for my final studio, I completed Fact Check, which was centred around the concepts of disinformation, misinformation and fact checking. For my major assignment, in collaboration with Julian Favero, Phoebe Garcia and Lillie Hanger, we w (More)
Fact Check – ‘Corona? 5G? or both?’: the dynamics of COVID-19/5G conspiracy theories on Facebook
I read the article, ‘Corona? 5G? or both?’: the dynamics of COVID-19/5G conspiracy theories on Facebook, which as per the name, discusses one of the more prevalent conspiracy theories surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic – the alleged role that 5G mobil (More)
Fact Check – The Curative Effect of Social Media on Fake News: A Historical Re-evaluation
I examined the article, The Curative Effect of Social Media on Fake News: A Historical Re-evaluation, which looks into the history of disinformation, especially through comparing current social media-based strategies, to those created in earlier eras (More)
Fact Check – Assignment 4
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Fact Check – After Twelve Weeks
During the past semester, I have been learning more about the concept of disinformation, and the practice of fact checking. I recognise that I was skeptical about the impact of online disinformation at the beginning of the semester, and while some of (More)
Fact Check – The Making of Assignment 4
After presenting our ideas for our assignment, and listening to feedback from Ruth, our classmates, and other studio leaders, we were able to start producing (More)
Fact Check – Disinformation and the Media: the Case of Russia and Ukraine
I examined the article, Disinformation and the Media: the Case of Russia and Ukraine, which discusses the war between Russia and Ukraine, specifically the ways that social media manipulated the citizens of both countries. The article starts by dis (More)
Fact Check – Week 1 Reflection
From my understanding, fake news is a type of media that is designed to deceive some casual media consumers into believing a certain viewpoint. A fake news piece is designed to emulate legitimate news sources, but contain fabricated reports. Fake new (More)
Fact Check – Assignment 3
Before starting on the main group assignment, we presented our ideas to the class, as well as to lecturers from other studios. We showed the research that we had done, and the potential ways that we could present it. The topic that we worked on wa (More)
Fact Check – Assignment 2
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