Check the Claim
Often we just want to know if something we’ve heard or read is true or not. These skills will help you verify the facts.
Jane reviews the fundamentals about claims, to prepare us for learning how to check them
When information comes from a low-quality source, a helpful strategy is to ‘trade up’ to a better source, such as a professional news organization or fact-checking group, to see what they say about the claim. Here, Mike demonstrates using keywords to find better coverage
Mike provides tips for checking claims and rumours you might hear on social media or from friends and family