Information Pollution, Misinformation and Disinformation
CIVIX is a non-partisan, national organization with the mission of building the skills and habits of active and engaged citizenship among young Canadians. They have identified the ability to determine what is true or credible as an essential skill of citizenship.
The following videos introduce the problems of false and misleading information.
Visit the CIVIX website for free resources to help students understand digital information and develop information verification skills.
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