The way that we consume and present information has changed because of advancements made in technology. In a world where we use technology in almost every area of our lives being media literate is more important that ever. The Internet and social media platforms are replacing traditional media for disseminating information and news. Finding reliable information online has become more difficult due to the ease with which misinformation and disinformation can be created and spread.
This resource is intended to help you learn how to find reliable information and how to evaluate what you read in order to be able to identify misinformation and disinformation.
It also includes tips on how to look after your digital privacy, wellbeing and security and to be aware of your digital footprint and your role in sharing responsibly. And it looks at some of the effects that misinformation has on our society.