You can attend The Straits Times Media Analysis Course, which is meant for professionals who deal with or disseminate information at work.
Participants will be equipped with skills to spot fake news and analyse arguments in the media.
In this course, participants will learn
* The various types of fake news used to confuse people
* Formal and informal reasoning
* How to evaluate reasoning in the media
* Ways to assess media content
The trainers are veteran media professional Geoffrey Pereira and Straits Times senior journalist Shefali Rekhi.
Date: March 27, 2019
Time: 10am to 6pm (includes lunch and tea breaks)
Venue: Level 8 Tower Block, SPH News Centre, 1000 Toa Payoh North
Fee: $648 a participant
More details: 63195076/STmasterclass@sph.
Sign up at stskills.sg
Singapore Press Club members who sign up get a $100 discount in the form of ST Press books.
Please register and pay $648. After you are done, send an e-mail with the confirmation to Sharon Lim at email@example.com
On the day of the class, you can choose $100 worth of books during a special sale. Alternatively, you can go to stbooks.sg and choose the books you want. You can then e-mail your selection to Sharon. The books will be delivered to you during the class.
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