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As fact-checking uni course unveiled, experts argue for critical thinking from age four

RMIT is heralding its introduction of Australia’s first ‘fact-checking’ university subject. The course, which will be mandatory for first year BA (Journalism) students, will include the teaching of skills like detecting Photoshopped images, using Google Earth to verify the location of photos and videos, and identifying fake social media accounts.

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