MODULE 2 - DECRYPTING INFORMATION
SESSION 4 : DECRYPTING DIFFERENT MEDIAEvaluation
SESSION 4 : DECRYPTING DIFFERENT MEDIA
SKILLS TO LEARN
- I am able to identify different news formats.
- I know the role of images in the spread of fake news.
- I can define a myth.
Q1: Which company bought YouTube in 2006?
- A: Microsoft
- B: Coca-Cola
- C: eBay
- D: Google
Q2: Which of these techniques is not used to manipulate images or videos?
- A: Doctoring/editing photos.
- B: False witness accounts.
- C: Decontextualisation.
- D: ‘Deepfakes’.
Q3: What type(s) of content do you generally find on YouTube?
- A: Information verified by journalists.
- B: Entertainment videos.
- C: Cinematic films.
- D: Livestreamed television channels.
Q4: Worldwide, how many hours per day does the average person spend using screens?
- A: 1 hour 38 minutes.
- B: 3 hours 26 minutes.
- C: 6 hours 42 minutes.
- D: 9 hours 14 minutes.
Q5: Cinema can be considered as:
- A: A medium unto itself.
- B: A mode of artistic expression.
- C: A social network.
- D: A public information channel.
Q6: Why does fake news use images so much?
- A: They are easy to spread.
- B: They have the power of symbolism.
- C: They are the only way to produce fake news.
- D: They are easy to manipulate.
Q7: What is a myth?
- A: A rumour that has been going around for a long time.
- B: A reliable and verified historical fact.
- C: A fictional construct with a political/social function.
- D: A type of rational and scientific discourse.
- Q1: D
- Q2: B
- Q3: B D
- Q4: B
- Q5: C
- Q6: A B D
- Q7: C