“Disinformation Analyst: HANDS-ON CRASH COURSE ” developed by DebunkEU.org is meant to train future experts who can join global disinformation countering efforts.
This 8 academic hours digital course is based on DebunkEU.org methodology and uncovers how disinformation can be analysed by applying the 3-steps method. You will learn the basics of discerning disinformation and misinformation, gain knowledge about narratives often used by government-managed media channels and study the main strategies and rhetorical techniques used in crafting false information.
During the course you will get to dissect real life cases of disinformation and learn how to identify sources, assess the content they distribute and circumstances surrounding it.
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. The curriculum consists of theoretical short videos created by DebunkEU.org experts, and a 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.
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