How Do I Trust Anything?

Why is this Series Important?

To understand the importance of voting and voting wisely
To understand the intended effects of political messaging and propaganda
To learn basic fact-checking methods to verify news sources and disinformation spread via social media
To understand the significance of the youth vote
For insight into the issues and values critical to youth support in the elections

Made just for:

First-time voters, Apathetic voters, Malaysians!

Browse lessons:

How Do I Trust Anything?
Dr. Leong gives us the lowdown on how to verify the news we consume this election season, and how to identify and avoid disinformation.

Your instructors:

Dr. Pauline Leong

Associate Professor at the Department of Communication, School of Arts, Sunway University Malaysia

Dr Pauline Leong is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication, School of Arts, Sunway University. She received her Ph.D. in Political Communication from Monash University and her Master’s in Mass Communication from Nanyang Technological University. Dr Leong is also the author of Malaysian Politics in the New Media Age: Implications on the Political Communication Process, a book published by Springer.


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