Module 3: How To Fact-Check

Module 3 takes an in-depth, step-by-step look at the fact-checking process. We’ll break this process into three key steps and cover each in detail with case studies and interactive exercises. We’ll explore how to identify which “facts” should be checked, how to analyze each fact by using a range of source materials, and how to draw conclusions and share your findings. We’ll also take a detailed look at how to fact-check AI-generated content.

What will you learn?

  • What the fact-checking process entails
  • Tips on how to effectively approach fact-checking different content types
  • How to recognize facts that are questionable and require validation
  • How to identify reliable source material for assessing facts and claims
  • How to use different source types
  • How best to collate and share your findings
  • How to draw conclusions about complex facts or claims
  • What are the risks and benefits of using AI-generated content
  • How to fact-check AI-generated content

It is useful for:

  • Content creators who want to understand how to implement a best-practice fact-checking process
  • Individuals interested in how to identify reliable source material
  • Individuals interested in how AI can be used to generate written content
  • Those interested in understanding how to best work with and mitigate the risks of AI-generated content

How To Fact-Check

  • Improve your content quality and brand credibility.
  • Spot the telltale signs of manipulated content.
  • Confidently navigate data sets and statistics.
  • Earn up to $68K a year as a qualified fact-checker.
  • Draw conclusions and communicate them to clients with ease.
  • Gain practical tips on finding a fact-checking role.
  • Strengthen your resume for roles that require fact-checking skills.

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