An independent charity that leverages the journalistic expertise of The Economist newspaper. We enable inspiring discussions about the news in, and between, schools. Discussions that invite young people to be curious about the world’s biggest ideas and challenges, and consider what should be done about them.

pdf, 4.97 MB
pdf, 4.97 MB

Will new technology make fake news even harder to spot? Perfect for home learning: this resource contains an introduction video and a chance to vote online and share opinions.

These activities help your learners:

  • Explain why the 2020 alternative Christmas message caused controversy
  • Assess the scale of the problem posed by deepfake technology
  • View the issue from different perspectives
  • Assess the benefits and risks of deepfakes
  • Draw conclusions on who should have access to deepfake technology
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