Common Craft has released a new, timely video for this fall. The new video is Disinformation Explained by Common Craft. The new video explains what a disinformation campaign is and why organizations create them. Equally importantly, the video explains traits of disinformation campaigns and how to people can try to prevent the spread of disinformation.
Disinformation Explained by Common Craft is available to view here.
Applications for Education
Common Craft’s new video about disinformation goes well with their existing videos about bias detection and facts vs. opinions. All three together could make up a core component of a lesson about how to a responsible consumer and user of online information.
On a related note, here’s my video about one way to make a Common Craft-style video.
Disclosure: I have long-standing, in-kind relationship with Common Craft.