Prof. Dr. Fabian Hemmert
German Federal Foreign OfficeSemester
In the infinite space of the internet there is a lot of fake news. A lot of it has been published with a manipulative intention. This phenomenon got stronger strough scandalization, instrumentalization and propagation algorithms, in particular by social media. Fake news often get more attention than serious messages and they leave us with a feeling of impotence.
The strengthening of our discernment can help us to unmask them. Are you ready to put yourself into the heads of publishers of fake news?