WATCH || Misinfo Day: Skepticism vs. Cynicism
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In this video, the University of Washington's Center for an Informed Public highlights the importance of asking questions before you accept something as true or assume something is false. This video outlines three main lessons, by which viewers are introduced to foundational questions they can ask when deciding what to believe:
1. Who's behind the information?
2. What's the evidence?
3. What do other sources say?
Time Stamp Questions:
1:05 What is the difference between skepticism and cynicism?
2:05 How can you catch yourself being overly critical and how should you go about changing that?
5:08 What are ways to vet info without being too cynical?
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