“Disinformation Analyst: HANDS-ON CRASH COURSE ” developed by DebunkEU.org is meant to train future experts who can join global disinformation countering efforts.
This 4-hour digital course is based on DebunkEU.org methodology and uncovers how disinformation can be analysed by applying the 3-steps method. Moreover, you will get to dissect real life cases and learn how to recognize disinformation techniques and narratives used in false and misleading content.
This course is mainly designed for those who wish to gain a well-rounded understanding of the modern "post-truth" information sphere and learn to recognize disinformation or misinformation. It mainly consists of theoretical short videos provided to you by DebunkEU's experts, and hands-on beginner and intermediate level quizzes to train yourself to better recognize disinformation as a citizen, specialist, official, student, diplomat, or a journalist. It is also very much for those who may see their future careers in countering disinformation as analysts.
You will learn the basics of discerning disinformation and misinformation, gain knowledge about narratives and sub narratives often used by government-managed media channels and gain knowledge about main strategies or rhetorical techniques used in crafting disinformation.