How to spot fake news might soon be taught in schools

Children should be taught in schools how to recognise “fake news”, a leading international education expert has said. In a modern digital age, schools need to teach pupils how to think critically and analyse what they read on social media and news sites, according to Andreas Schleicher, the OECD's director of education and skills.

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Deadpooled432d ago

Most of the time, 'fake news' is 'alternative facts'. If it wasn't for people seeing things outside the mainstream media, many different history making events would not have happened, such as the backlash against the War in Iraq, to Brexit and Trump getting a majority vote. This is the establishment's way of brainwashing the young generation to grow up into their cult and way of thinking instead of thinking for themselves.

Stringerbell432d ago

Trump did not get the majority vote. Also you cant wiretap someone through a microwave oven and the Moon is not made of cheese. Its actually made of white chocolate.