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Home News How Finland Is Fighting Fake News – In The Classroom

How Finland Is Fighting Fake News – In The Classroom

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Story Source: World Economic Forum ~ Go to Original Article

Finland has an effective weapon to combat fake news: education. The Nordic nation tops a list of European countries deemed the most resilient to disinformation, the Media Literacy Index, compiled by the Open Society Institute in Sofia.

Denmark was second, followed by the Netherlands, Sweden and Estonia. Macedonia, Turkey and Albania were bottom of the chart. Policymakers around the globe have voiced the need to combat fake news and back in 2013, the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report warned that “digital wildfires” could spread false information rapidly………..