Since Hamas attacked Israel and Israel began to bomb the Gaza Strip over the weekend, people around the world have been turning to social platforms to learn more about the situation. What they’re finding there is a deluge of information, and it’s not easy — even for experts — to distinguish between facts and falsehoods.
Reset speaks with a reporter and literacy experts about how to verify information online.
GUESTS: Shannon Bond, NPR correspondent covering disinformation and democracy
Peter Adams, senior vice president of research and design, News Literacy Project
David Rapp, professor of education and social policy and professor of psychology, Northwestern University