Three years ago, government schools in Kerala made headlines for introducing a course on dealing with fake news.
Now the state has announced a five-step digital media literacy programme titled Satyameva Jayate.
The salient points:
- What is wrong information?
- Why does it spread fast?
- What precautions should be adopted by social media users?
- How do those who spread fake news profit from them?
- What steps can citizens take to deal with fake news?
Screenshot: courtesy The Indian Express