Lies the Internet Told Me… And How I Fought Back.

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Lies the Internet Told Me… And How I Fought Back.

The average American adult spends 24 hours a week on the Internet, but one in four is online almost constantly. While the web contains helpful information, allows us to connect with people around the world, and gives more of us a voice in public conversations, it is also littered with garbage: misleading and sensationalized headlines, clickbait, and downright falsehoods. Most of us think we can tell facts from fiction, but all of us have been fooled at one time or another in this age of information overload. This is why we need to practice navigating digital information, fact-checking claims on social media, evaluating evidence, and responsibly determining whom to trust. We need to fight back against the lies, and this course will show you how.