Tag: misinformation

How the Philippines is Leading the Charge in Online Fact-Checking

In an age of misinformation, the Philippines has emerged as a global leader in the fight against fake news. According to Google Trends, the country ranks first in the world for searches on "fake news" and "misinformation" in 2023. It also places in the top ten globally for "disinformation" and "fact-checking" searches. This growing interest signifies that Filipinos are increasingly curious about these crucial issues and eager to better understand them.

LIST: How To Fact-Check and Spot Fake News

Here is a list of ways how netizens can fact-check and spot fake news from tips shared at the 2022 Google News Initiative APAC Trusted Media Summit.

Google, FYT Tips for Students, Community Journos How to Fact-check Vaccine Info Online

Google and FYT are teaching students how to fact-check online vaccine information with the use of journalism practice tips and advanced internet search.

FREE magazine on media literacy helps Filipino youth avoid misinformation

A new magazine distributed for free published by Google and the Center for Art, New Ventures, and Sustainable Development (CANVAS) is aiming to help Filipino youth avoid misinformation through media literacy education.
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