Week 8 (31/1): Truth and verification

“Kernels of Truth” by Daveblog is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

BY RUTH BERAN

Fact checking

DISCUSS:

  • What is fact checking?
  • Why is fact checking important?
  • Has social media increased the need for fact checking?
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Week 8 (22/9): Writing humour and satire

satirical illustration: resetting donald trump
‘Reset’ by Arvin61r58 /CC/openclipart.org

BY DEB BAUER

When asked what’s important in their lives, most people often credit humour. Humour makes people feel good. Humour also improves your audience’s level of engagement.

Perhaps you believe you can’t write comedy? Think again. Chances are you too own a sense of humour. Today, we will be employing some techniques to cultivate your sense of humour as a writer.

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