Breaking News Checklist

When big events happen, the early reports are often sketchy and sometimes downright untrue. The flames are fanned by well-meaning people sharing information from any source they can find, despite that source’s credentials. It’s a fake news creator’s dream when these things happen.

Here’s a handy guide called “The Breaking News Consumers Handbook” – some very useful tips and suggestions on finding the truth amongst all the crap. Share it with your friends, especially those who are prolific ‘big news posters’.

HANDBOOK

 

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Welcome!

Welcome! Let’s start with the basics. Chances are you have a Facebook page.  Are you confident you’ve done all you can to keep your profile secure?  t’s a good idea to regularly review your security and safety settings on Facebook.

Facebook makes regular updates to the site and the associated apps, so it’s to your benefit (and your linked friends) to review your security settings.  Make sure they are right for your needs.

You should always know who can see what you share. Make a start here:

https://www.facebook.com/about/basics