How to spot fake news about the truckers strike

How to spot fake news about the truckers strike

The so-called fake news has caused huge queues at gas stations.False news also harms the political environment in the country

Strike started on May 21 this yearEveraldo Silva / Futura Press / Estadão Content 28.05.2018Nine days after the truckers' strike began, several fake messages and news circulated on the Internet.The R7 listened to three experts to explain how not to be fooled by this kind of content.The coordinator of the journalism laboratory of FAAP (Armando Alvares Penteado College), Edilamar Galvão, says that the first step is to be suspicious of all the content that comes through WhatsApp.She cites USP's Digital Monitor Political Debate Monitor survey , which points out that family groups are the biggest spreaders of fake news.Considering the digital space outside the messaging application, Edilamar considers it important to verify which site the subject was published on and that the user makes a habit of accessing trusted sites.For her, "increasingly the digital audience will have to get used to cross information, to receive and see where else left."Professor at Cásper Líbero Coll...


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