A journalist tracks down and interviews a fake news creator.
National Public Radio journalist Laura Sydell finds a fake news creator, beginning with a single hoax news item and following the digital trail all the way to his home.
Read about her detective work and interview with the creator.
Curriculum and syllabus links
NSW Syllabus outcomes
Australian Curriculum content descriptions
Civics and Citizenship S4
- ACHCS056, ACHCS070 Critically analyse information and ideas from a range of sources in relation to civics and citizenship topics and issues
Civics and Citizenship S5
- ACHCS084, ACHCS097 Critically evaluate information and ideas from a range of sources in relation to civics and citizenship topics and issues