KIDS ACADEMY is the section of the festival dedicated to children and youngsters. A place in which to develop digital citizenship, media literacy and coding skills through workshops, games and discussions aimed at small and large digital explorers from 6 to 18 years of age. Together we will learn to live the web positively, with the aim too of developing fact-checking skills.
For teenagers aged 14 to 18.
Introduction to the hot topic of fake news: what is it, where does it come from, who makes money from it, and how can we kick it out?
So what exactly is fake news? What is hidden behind its proliferation on social networks? The web is a vast ocean of content and information, available to all of us, and represents an immense richness. However, it is necessary to know how to navigate on safe routes, avoiding the whirlpools and the most turbid waters. This is why, today more than ever, it is necessary to understand what lies behind the phenomenon of fake news, who gains, what weight it has in our daily lives, how we must act to limit any possible damage. We will consider the topic also through practical activities.