How to Be A Smart Fact-Checker | S.U.R.E x My Digital Life

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Learn useful tips and techniques in fact-checking suspicious messages or posts you receive in this interactive workshop.

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This programme/event is open to members of the National Library Board, Singapore. Please ensure you have your myLibrary username on hand before proceeding with the registration. If you do not have a myLibrary username, you can create one here:

About the Workshop

In this interactive workshop, participants will learn about the fundamentals of fact-checking by analysing a variety of misinformation and online falsehoods, ranging from dubious messages to viral social media posts. By applying the S.U.R.E. principles and utilizing fact-checking platforms, participants will gain knowledge and confidence in determining the credibility of online information.

This workshop is the conclusing session in the S.U.R.E. Skill Series Workshops:

Part 1: Detecting Fake Videos and Images(Link)

Part 2: Safeguarding Your Mind Against Fake News (Link)

Part 3: Be a Smart Fact-checker

S.U.R.E. stands for Source, Understand, Research and Evaluate, and is an initiative of the National Library to educate the public on information literacy.For more information and free resources, please visit us at


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About the Speaker

Mervin is a versatile trainer and facilitator with over six years of training experience in the National Library’s Outreach team. He has conducted numerous talks and workshops on information literacy, library databases and combating fake news to diverse audiences, and have trained over 40,000 individuals.

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    • This programme is conducted entirely online. You may access Zoom via the app or using a web browser
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