Original text in English by Tactical Tech, translations & adaptations by partners:

Identifying and Responding to Misinformation

In this module, you’ll focus on misinformation — how it looks, how it is spread, and how you can tackle it, all while grounding yourself in habits and practices that will keep you safe. You’ll also explore how technology is used to influence what you feel, see, and believe, and what you can do about it.

  • Lesson 1

    Build Your Digital Enquirer Mindset

    Strengthen your self-awareness when it comes to researching, collecting, and sharing information, learn about the Do No Harm principle, and how to minimize risks for you and your community.

  • Lesson 2

    The Many Faces of Misinformation

    Become familiar with the different types of misinformation and determine levels of harm.

  • Lesson 3

    Your Role in the Information Ecosystem

    Examine how and why the posts on your news feed were selected, and decide whether you can trust the information on your feed.

  • Lesson 4

    Spot Unreliable Sources

    Recognize clickbait and unreliable sources, train your eyes to identify tricky web addresses, and familiarize yourself with trackers.

  • Lesson 5

    Explore Visual Misinformation

    Identify “cheap fakes” and deepfakes—it may be less obvious than you think.

  • Lesson 6

    Put It All Together

    Take a short quiz to review what you learned throughout the first module of the Digital Enquirer Kit.

  • Resource Center

    Digital Enquirer Kit

    Data Detox Kit

    Exposing the Invisible: The Kit:

    The Glass Room: Misinformation Edition Online:


    Browser add-ons and extentions:

    Diverse news sources:

    Visual misinformation:

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