Boost your infodemic immunity

It’s a strange time in the world right now: closed schools, physical distancing, financial struggles over job loss, illness and uncertainty. We’ve never lived through something like this before, and we all wonder what will happen next. During times like this, it’s especially important to have access to reliable information. The problem is that quality information can easily get buried under an avalanche of myths, conspiracy theories, false cures, phoney experts and more. Trustworthy information is out there. You just need to know how and where to look. That’s what this site is all about. Keep scrolling to learn more.

Meet Your Verification Guides

Jane Lytvynekno: Disinformation Reporter

Jane works for BuzzFeed News and spends her days debunking hoaxes and reporting on false and misleading information so people can know what’s true.

Mike Caulfield: Digital Literacy Expert

Mike helps people to figure out what information is true or credible by breaking the process into quick techniques anyone can use.

The videos and activities ahead can help you
pick up three fundamental skills

Investigate the Source
Check the Claim
Trace the Information
Click below to pick up the first skill
Skill 1: Investigate the Source