• Course Code:  OMH14e

  • Term:  Self paced

  • Open for Enrollment

  • Self-paced

  • Course Author(s)
    Guillaume Daudin
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Fact checking in the era of Fake News

Self paced

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Description

To identify any “Fake news” one needs to know the basic principles, the method, and the tools ... but also common sense and a lot of caution. Here are the techniques that the AFP Factuel team uses every day.

 

Welcome to this course!

    • Introduction
    • Meet the instructor

1.0 - Who said that?

    • 1.1 - Introduction
    • 1.2 - Which sites to believe?
    • 1.3 - True or False Twitter / Facebook Accounts
    • 1.4 - Screenshots, archiving, google cache
    • 1.5 - Quiz

2.0 - How to check a story, a photo, a video?

    • 2.1 - Introduction
    • 2.2 - Indices, satellite views, and keywords
    • 2.3 - Reverse Image Search Engine
    • 2.4 - InVID for photos or videos
    • 2.5 - Metadata
    • 2.6 - Comments & crowdsourcing
    • 2.7 - Forensics
    • 2.8 - Quiz

3.0 - Advanced search on social networks

    • 3.1 - Introduction
    • 3.2 - Search on Google (advanced users)
    • 3.3 - Search on Twitter
    • 3.4 - Search on Facebook
    • 3.5 - The factchecker toolbox
    • 3.6 - Quiz

Course Wrap-up

    • Summary
    • Survey

Course Duration: 8 hours approx.

 

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