S.U.R.E Skills Series workshop - How to Be A Smart Fact-Checker
Learn useful tips and techniques in fact-checking suspicious messages or posts you receive in this interactive workshop.
Date: Fri, 3 Dec 2021
Time: 7:00PM to 8:30 PM
Conducted via Zoom
Free of Charge
Download the slides HERE.
About this event
In this interactive workshop, participants will learn about the fundamentals of fact-checking by analysing a variety of misinformation and online falsehoods, ranging from dubious messages to viral social media posts. By applying the S.U.R.E. principles and utilizing fact-checking platforms, participants will gain knowledge and confidence in determining the credibility of online information.
This workshop is the concluding session in the S.U.R.E. Skill Series Workshops:
Part 1: Detecting Fake Videos and Images(Link)
Part 2: Safeguarding Your Mind Against Fake News (Link)
Part 3: Be a Smart Fact-checker
S.U.R.E. stands for Source, Understand, Research and Evaluate, and is an initiative of the National Library to educate the public on information literacy. For more information and free resources, please visit us at sure.nlb.gov.sg
About the Speaker
Mervin is a versatile trainer and facilitator with over six years of training experience in the National Library’s Outreach team. He has conducted numerous talks and workshops on information literacy, library databases and combating fake news to diverse audiences, and have trained over 40,000 individuals.