Hacking Fake News​

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About the Course

Ever questioned the authenticity of the news you come across on social media? With the rise of fake news, we should be more on guard to check if what we read is the real thing. But how? Avoid falling prey to fake news with this microlearning course (MLC).

Why is this course for you?

If your job requires you to do research or comb through various news sources for report writing or data analysis, this MLC will come in handy.

Learn how to identify fake news in different industries and apply fact-checking techniques easily. Gain the knowledge and the skills to pick out fact from fiction, and be aware of the potential impact on business and society in general with the spread of fake news. On top of that, you will also learn about how fake news is created and disseminated.

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School of Film & Media Studies

School of Film & Media Studies​, Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Established in 1989, Ngee Ann Polytechnic’s School of Film & Media Studies (FMS) is known for its pioneering work in media education, with many of its alumni making their mark in the local and international scenes.​