Disinformation literacy
for concerned people

Presentation Resources

Session 1

Session 2


Disinformation - General Resources

One of the best ways to learn about disinformation is to follow trustworthy sources who study online culture and propaganda. Below are Twitter accounts worth following — it’s worth getting a Twitter account just to follow these accounts:

Here is a link to a Twitter list that includes these accounts. Follow this list and then access this list to always get the latest on what people who are expert at disinformation are talking about. This is an easy way to follow them all and stay tuned in.



Claire Wardle: More than Fake News – Understanding the Disinformation Ecosystem (2018)

Eli Pariser: Beware online “filter bubbles” (2011) 

Tristan Harris – How a handful of tech companies control billions of minds every day (2017) – video. Bonus: To better understand the effect that social media is having on our culture, check out The Center for Humane Technologyfor which Tristan is a Founder, and particularly the Ledger of Harms.


These sites are a good first-stop for checking the veracity of a story you’re seeing:

Many fact-checking resources were initially developed for journalists, and available to anyone. The following are resources that teach you how to fact check:

Educator Resources

Below are resources that are cited in the Disinformation Literacy for Educators version of this workshop. 


Can you spot the fakes?

Social Media - Instructional Resources

  • Twitter Training Guide (pdf)

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