It's all fake. And it’s not easy to identify them. We need to learn to not only read the news itself, but to pay attention to other things as well: Who is the sender? Is the source reputable? In short: We need media literacy. However, this involves more than just distinguishing between “true” and “false”. For instance, we need to know how to navigate the internet, protect our data from unauthorized access, and to not post anything that others could take advantage of. In short, we need to learn the skills to ensure that that the internet enriches our everyday lives instead of being a burden.
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visitors learned about media literacy, digital democracy, and fake news at the IFA technology fair.
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Just take some time out
Be honest: Was your first action this morning checking the smartphone? We don’t even notice the extent of our digital consumption. And doing so, we shift a lot of power to our smartphones instead of ourselves. In our We Care Magazine we show how to just take some time out. More information here