Fake News Awareness: Applying the Language of “Hypothesis Testing” to Potentially Fake News

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Join us as we discuss how to address a claim made in a media outlet or social network, where many people get their “news”, as if it is a hypothesis that must be tested for whether a rational person would be fairly confident in its veracity. A key activity is setting an appropriate “null”, which is how one should approach a claim that has yet to be fact-checked.

Today, Monday, November 16 (1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.)

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