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Kristin HigginsPublic Policy CenterEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
by Kristin Higgins - September 29, 2020
Sharing information is easier and faster than ever before because of the internet
and many social media outlets. The ease and speed of digital content can lead people
to believe and share false information created to stir a negative emotion.
We recently partnered with Purdue Extension to create a new handout that offers readers
steps and questions to help them on their information journey. Taking time to care
before sharing social media posts, memes or links to news articles can empower you.
A good consumer of information and media thinks critically about what they are reading,
hearing or seeing. Analyze and evaluate content for accuracy and intent before you
accept it as valid. The following steps and questions can help you with this information
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