Counter Disinformation and Hate Speech with Digital Media

This course provides practical tools to combat disinformation, counter hate speech and polarisation online, and increase outreach in media.

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€ 5.500,00
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When facts and fact checking alone is not enough, what else can be done to turn the tide on disinformation, misinformation, polarisation, propaganda, and hate speech?

With the advent of the digital age, these last decades have seen new and worrisome phenomena affecting people and politics worldwide. This course offers unique perspectives for those working online and dealing with these complex issues.  

Combining state of the art techniques on media literacy, alternate messaging and campaigning, Counter Disinformation and Hate Speech with Digital Media explores what can be done to fight back.

Course outline

In this course you will learn:

  • Strategies used to identify disinformation, malinformation, polarisation, and propaganda
  • How to use creative techniques to deliver alternative narratives to micro-target audiences
  • Skills to monitor and track hate speech and polarising narratives and how to deal with the issues proactively before they attack
  • How to moderate communities for inclusive dialogue

Course outcomes

By the end of this course you will be able to:

✔ Design and produce emotional narratives
✔ Address the root of radical ideologies, propaganda, and hate messaging
Produce online video which change attitudes and behaviours: shooting and editing on a smart phone
Use moderation in online communities to reduce hate speech and polarisation

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After you have completed all the course sessions and assignments, you will receive an RNTC certificate and join the ranks of more than 6000 successful RNTC alumni worldwide.

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