Disinformation, is false or misleading information that is intentionally spread to mislead and attempt to manipulate the beliefs, emotions and opinions of the general public (is related to fake news). There are three questions that help us to delete it: Who is behind the information? What is the audience? Which (What) other sources say?

First, we have to read and verify if the information is true or false and also know what other sources say (lateral reading).
After that, we should read beyond the headline. Sometimes, the headline and photos or graphics are attractive and we pass the news without reading it. It is important to read all the news and follow the links of the original sources.

To soon up, it is important to analyze the issues and information about the news in order to learn how to read critically and reach valid information.

June 30, 2022

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