INF 385T Special Topics in Information Science : Problematic and Misleading Information
Synchronous class meetings conducted online.
Examines misinformation, disinformation and other forms of networked manipulation, which can function not only to deceive and create divisions, but also to diminish trust in information intermediaries such as journalism and science. Readings and activities provide the basis for exploring problems with, causes of and solutions to these phenomena.
iSchool students prioritized during earlier registration periods. Additional seats may become available for outside students in a later period.