Fake News and Media’s Role in Global Emergencies

Media plays a critical role in emergencies as one of the key ways to safely inform the general public. James Del dives into the Media’s business model and why, in a field that relies on capturing your attention, "fake news" can spread faster than facts. He shares his own list of excellent resources at hand to remain informed and how you can help stop the spread of misinformation.
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Level
Beginner
Updated
Apr 29, 2020
Duration
46m
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Fake News and Media’s Role in Global Emergencies
Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Apr 29, 2020
Duration
46m
Description

Media plays a critical role in emergencies as one of the key ways to safely inform the general public. James Del dives into the Media’s business model and why, in a field that relies on capturing your attention, "fake news" can spread faster than facts. He shares his own list of excellent resources at hand to remain informed and how you can help stop the spread of misinformation. James is the head of media at Singularity University and the publisher of Singularity Hub and Futurism.com, a news site dedicated to futuristic science and technology. He’s spent the last 12 years working in and around media and advertising, and studied Intellectual Property in the Digital Age at NYU’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study.

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Singularity University is a global learning and innovation community using exponential technologies to tackle the world’s biggest challenges and build a better future for all.

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