The Embassy of the United States of America in Argentina invites proposal submissions to create a curriculum for English language students of intermediate and advanced ability to study both English and journalism, based on the UNESCO publication Journalism, 'Fake News' and Disinformation:
Handbook for Journalism Education and Training (“Curriculum”).
STATEMENT OF WORK The Curriculum has 7 Units and includes these topics:
Truth, Trust and Journalism:
Why it Matters Thinking about "Information Disorder":
Formats of Misinformation, Disinformation and Mal-information News Industry Transformation:
Digital Technology, Social Platforms and the Spread of Misinformation and Disinformation Combatting Disinformation and Misinformation Through Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Fact-Checking 101 Social Media Verification:
Assessing Sources and Visual Content Combatting Online Abuse:
When Journalists and Their Sources are Targeted The applicant shall convert the UNESCO materials to a curriculum for English language students, for the benefit of primary Spanish speaking journalists, academics and editors, Spanish speakers, with intermediate and advanced proficiency in English who seek to improve their language skills and their general understanding of the risks of disinformation, and the need for news organizations to counter it collaboratively with its readership, based on U. S. models of journalism experience, to explore how traditional and digital media outlets can take proactive roles in combatting disinformation.
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