Be equipped with the skills to spot fake news and analyse arguments in the media
Who should attend
• Professionals who deal with or disseminate information at work
• Those who wish to use social media for their benefit
In this course, participants will learn
Fighting Fake News
• Impact of the new fake news law
• Common examples in social media
• How to spot fake news
Critical Eye on Reports
• Common Fallacies
• Misleading Headlines
• Navigating Complex Debates
IMPORTANT NOTE: Registrations will close 10 working days prior to the course date, as lead time is required for logistics preparation.
A senior journalist at The Straits Times, Shefali Rekhi is also an editor of Asia News Network, an alliance of 23 news media. She is one of the key anchors in ST's initiatives to fight fake news.
A veteran media professional, Geoffrey Pereira has taken on various journalistic and media support roles in The Straits Times since 1986. Prior to that, he was a philosophy tutor at the National University of Singapore while working on his postgraduate degree
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