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Causepods - The Podcast Consultant EPISODE 59, 23rd November 2020
Misinformation with Darragh Worland of the Is That a Fact Podcast
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Misinformation with Darragh Worland of the Is That a Fact Podcast

It is getting harder to separate fact from fiction.

In today's world, we are often left feeling after watching the news, reading an article, or scrolling on our social media. The truth has become a mechanism to share misinformation to create confusion amount of everyday people.

This is where the News Literacy Project steps into as an organization that started in 2008. They are a nonpartisan national education nonprofit that provides programs and resources for educators and the public to teach, learn and share the abilities needed to be smart, active consumers of news and information and equal and engaged participants in a democracy.

This is a conversation that breaths life and hope that the future is getting brighter and that change will come.

Link to Season Finale Recording > https://fb.watch/1VGpcJDGeZ/

Key Topics:

  • Why did the News Literacy Project get started (2:21)
  • Dealing with News outlets that are more entertainment than they are news (4:08)
  • Is the Podcast medium helping to spread better and more credible news (7:41)
  • What tips do you have for parents to help raise more news conscious adults (10:36)
  • What was the inspiration for starting a podcast (15:14)
  • What are some lessons you learned after starting your podcast (17:34)
  • What advice would you give to spread the word about a podcast (21:29)
  • What advice would you give to someone looking to start their causepod (24:03)

Website link: https://newslit.org/

Charity Name: The News Literacy Project

Donation Link: https://newslit.org/donate/

Podcast Links:

Social Links

  • LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/newslitproject/
  • Twitter: https://twitter.com/NewsLitProject
  • Flipboard: https://flipboard.com/@NewsLitProject
  • Medium: https://medium.com/@NewsLitProject
  • Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/newslitproject/

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