Are Facts the Answer? Maybe Not!
Facts alone cannot defeat disinformation, because we can't even agree on what the facts are; outrage-driven information bubbles have seen to that. Plus, many other factors influence what people believe - which is why conspiracy theories take root even when the facts are readily available.
And It's Never Just About Ice Cream
The fate of the Choco Taco may seem like a silly thing to lie about, but when people fall for a lie telling them that something they enjoy was "cancelled," it stokes their false sense of grievance and contributes to the polarization and hostility in this country.
How Valuable Is Your Time?
How much time and emotional energy do you spend every single day on debunking false info, doomscrolling, sharing outrage clickbait, going down internet rabbit holes, or debating others online?
Learn About Media Literacy
Learning how to identify & use credible sources is important, but it can be fun! Use games and online courses to sharpen your skills!
We have compiled a library of informational films, video clips, and news segments that will help you understand the causes and effects of misinformation, disinformation, and manipulation.