Misinformation among young people: what should we teach them?

Misinformation among young people: what should we teach them?

Clearly, misinformation is nothing new. However, fake news and other rumors spread very easily and very widely on the Internet and on social media.

How are young people armed against misinformation? Are they most at risk? Isabelle Bourgogne talks about this with:

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