MODULE 3 - PEOPLE’S POWER AND THE MEDIA
SESSION 5 : ONLINE CIVIC ACTIONEvaluation
SESSION 5 : ONLINE CIVIC ACTION
SKILLS TO LEARN
- I am able to define a conspiracy theory.
- I am able to identify citizen media.
- I am familiar with the solutions for fighting conspiracy theories.
Q1: What distinguishes citizen media from traditional media?
- A: The topics they cover.
- B: The presence of professional journalists.
- C: The manner of spreading the information.
- D: The use of humour.
Q2: Which of the following does not define a conspiracy theory?
- A: A narrative that claims there are groups of people working in the shadows.
- B: Theoretical discourse that seems consistent and ‘logical’.
- C: A historical and scientific method based on verifiable information.
- D: A structured body of manipulated hypotheses and arguments.
Q3: Hate speech can be aggravated by:
- A: Fake news.
- B: Prejudices and stereotypes.
- C: Education.
- D: Fear and the rejection of the ‘other’.
Q4: What forms can citizen media take?
- A: Television channels.
- B: Blogs.
- C: Newspapers.
- D: Facebook/Twitter groups.
Q5: What are the consequences of conspiracy theories?
- A: They generate hate speech.
- B: They lock people into a logic of mistrust and misconception.
- C: They create adherence to unproven theories.
- D: They expose the truth.
Q6: How can we effectively fight conspiracy theories?
- A: By regulating and limiting hateful content and fake news.
- B: By banning social networks.
- C: By mocking conspiracy theorists.
- D: By developing the public’s critical thinking skills.
Q7: What is digital citizenship?
- A: Having the nationality of a virtual country.
- B: The way internet users behave and interact online.
- C: Demonstrating good will and keeping good internet habits.
- D: An online identity card.
- Q1: A B C
- Q2: C
- Q3: A B D
- Q4: B D
- Q5: A B C
- Q6: A D
- Q7: B C