NewsFeed Defenders

NewsFeed Defenders

By iCivics

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NewsFeed Defenders is a challenging on-line game that engages players with the requirements of journalism, displaying you the way to spot a variety of strategies behind the viral deception we all face at present. Join a fictional social media site targeted on news and knowledge, and meet the challenge to level up from visitor person to website curator. This can solely be achieved by spotting dubious posts that try to sneak in hidden ads, viral deception, and false reporting. In addition to maintaining a high-quality web site, you're charged with rising traffic while maintaining the posts on matter.

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Learning Objectives: Players will ...

· Identify markers of verification, transparency, accountability, and independence in news stories

· Define and determine problematic information objects, and different news-related forms of misinformation

· Explain a selection of strategies to confirm images and information

· Evaluate textual content for bias based on word choices and framing methods

· Use third get together info to judge credibility of a source

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