Fight fakes, disinformation

From Alvimann on Morguefile

Your WBA is offering members free access to a Poynter educational session titled “Fighting Fakes and Truth Decay.” 

The session is online on Jan. 4 at 11 a.m. CT. You can learn more and sign up here.

Here’s what you will learn:

  • Where does information come from and who is behind it? 
  • Why do people spread disinformation? 
  • How can you detect fake photos? 
  • What is metadata and what will it tell you? 
  • What does every journalist need to understand about algorithms? 
  • See the newest tools fakers use to alter video and audio. 
  • How to use polysearch tools to get to the root of an images’ origin.