YouTube offers ‘fake news’ workshops to teenagers


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Nadir Nahdi of Beni will be guiding young people on how to use YouTube

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Nadir Nahdi of Beni among the video stars teaching young curators how to fact check and use online tools

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Friday, April 21, 2017 – 11:16am

YouTube will launch a series of workshops to help young content creators “tackle internet safety and issues around fake news”, the BBC reports.

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It adds that the workshops, to be hosted in various locations around the UK, will be targeted towards people between 13 and 18 years old and are being promoted as part of International Citizens day.

YouTube personalities such as Beni’s Nadir Nahdi, will provide insight into fact checking, using online tools and how to respond to negative feedback.

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