Day 1 | 13:20-14:00 | Smolarz

Keeping it real - a practical guide to identifying fake news

Lightning Talk (5 min.)

Have you ever received an email from your aunt saying paracetamol is dangerous because it contains a rare virus? Heard in the news that kids don't need antibiotics? Read online that garlic is enough to stop rabies? We are surrounded by bits of information, many of them are false. Some of them are dangerous, and could hurt people's health or even cost lives. In this brief talk we will learn how to identify fake news and how you, too, can help make a healthier society.