Fake News and Native Advertising

15 Learners | 15 Completed Lessons | 4 Hours of Learning Time

Learning Activity

Fake news and native advertising are methods used by advertisers and organizations to spread false content for monetary or political gain. As these organizations become smarter about integrating this content into our daily lives, we have to become smarter about identifying it. 

  1. Use the resources below (and find your own resources), then answer the following questions. 
  2. Have your students play Factitious (click Quick Start), a game designed to test your eye for fake news.
  3. Lead a classroom discussion about fake news & native advertising.

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