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The only time we’ve ever embraced “mis-info”

Monday, February 27, 2017 by Elizabeth Pagano

Austin Monitor publisher Mike Kanin was part of a team that headed to Boston this past weekend to participate in MIT’s MisinfoCon. Kanin, joined by Open Austin’s Mateo Clarke and Nucleus Learning Network’s Sarah Morris, participated in discussions and hackathon activities. Along the way, the team, joined by partners from Mozilla, advanced its Mozilla-funded effort to develop curriculum designed to combat misinformation (another word for the suddenly irrelevant, but briefly really popular, term “fake news”) for use in Austin-area classrooms this fall.

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