267. How to Spot Fake News and Misinformation in English? (English Vocabulary Lesson)

Thinking in English

23-10-2023 • 28 min

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We now have access to so much information and news that it can be difficult to distinguish between real and fake, information and misinformation, and truth and lies.
Let’s take a look at some strategies and methods to spot fake news in English and talk about why non-native speakers especially need to practice this skill!

TRANSCRIPT - https://thinkinginenglish.blog/2023/10/23/267-how-to-spot-fake-news-and-misinformation-in-english-english-vocabulary-lesson/


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Vocabulary List

  • Source (n): A person, place, or thing that provides information, news, or data.
  • Bias (n): Prejudice in favour of or against one thing, person, or group.
  • Reputable (adj): Having a good reputation due to trustworthiness, reliability, and high standards.
  • Misleading (adj):Giving a wrong or inaccurate impression by not providing all the necessary information.
  • Sensationalize (v): To present information in an exaggerated, dramatic, or emotionally charged way.
  • Satirical (adj):Using humour, irony, or exaggeration to criticize or mock individuals, institutions, or issues.
  • Headline (n): The title of a news article.
  • Fact-Checking (n):The process of verifying the accuracy and truthfulness of something.
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