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"How Finland starts its fight against fake news in primary schools"

"In maths lessons, Kivinen’s pupils learn how easy it is to lie with statistics. In art, they see how an image’s meaning can be manipulated. In history, they analyse notable propaganda campaigns, while Finnish language teachers work with them on the many ways in which words can be used to confuse, mislead and deceive"

theguardian.com/world/2020/jan

@redstarfish

This multi-pronged approach to teaching how to spot propaganda definitely looks like something to emulate.

I just wish the article hadn't used the term "fake news" so heavily, since the term has been so thoroughly co-opted in the US by exactly the sort of disinformation campaign it originally described.

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