Think Like A Fact-Checker

Think Like A Fact-Checker

  • How to spot the difference between news, opinion, propaganda
  • How to verify what’s on social media and WhatsApp
  • How to do lateral reading & think like a fact-checker Basics of fact-checking tools and approaches
  • This is interactive, ‘do and think’ course. Participants will have the opportunity to assess how much they’ve learned.

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Language: English

Instructors: HR Venkatesh

₹349 14.33% OFF


Course Details

How will the course help you?

  • It will make you an anti-misinformation ninja.
  • It will help you reach others in your family and friend circles.
  • You will feel empowered to deal with Information Overload

Who is the course for?

  • The course is suitable for Teens, Adults & Senior Citizens
  • Media Students & Budding Journalists
  • Regional Media Admins & Moderators of various groups
  • Researchers & Content Writers
  • Essentially every Citizen!

Why learn Fact-Checking from BOOM Live?

BOOM is an independent digital journalism initiative with a mission to fight misinformation, explain issues and make the internet safer.

BOOM is one of India’s first and leading fact checking website and initiative, committed to provide readers journalistically verified facts. BOOM was the first Indian member of the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) and also the first to partner with Facebook on its Third Party Fact Checking Programme from India.

Perks of learing Fact-Checking with BOOM

Yes, you will get an E-Certificate You will get FREE subscription to BOOM’s Weekly Newsletter Exclusive Invitation to join BOOM’s TruthSeekers Community on Facebook 50% off on annual Membership Program

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Instructed By: HR Venkatesh

HR Venkatesh is the creator of Media Buddhi, a media and information literacy initiative at BOOM. He has researched misinformation during his stint as John S. Knight Fellow in Journalism at Stanford University (2018-19) and as an ICFJ Knight Fellow (2017-18). A Journalist, he has been a former Founding Editor at The Quint, a Senior Anchor at CNN-IBN. Venkatesh is from Bangalore but lives in New Delhi. He has been educated at Bangalore, Symbiosis And Oxford Universities.

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