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Stand With The Facts

This past summer, KUOW and Center for an Informed Public kicked-off Stand with the Facts – a series of five live virtual events - offering information and tools on how to spot misinformation in our daily lives from some UW’s leading misinformation experts. The series continues as we head into the November election. According to a recent NPR poll, voters consider misleading information the #1 threat to keeping our elections safe and accurate. We will continue to learn more, hear from leading experts, journalists and leaders from local communities impacted by misinformation, and work to find solutions to stop the spread of misinformation in our communities.

Below, watch videos of the online events hosted this summer and fall, utilize the Stand with the Facts toolkit, and find out ways you can combat fake news and misinformation.

Stand with the Facts: How to spot fact from fiction during a pandemic

Streamed live May 26.

Stand with the Facts: Big Tech and the fight against misinformation

Streamed live June 9.

Stand with the Facts: Finding facts during a crisis

Streamed live June 23.

Stand with the Facts: How bots and trolls leverage a crisis

Streamed live July 7.

Stand with the Facts: Community solutions to combat misinformation

Streamed live July 21.

Stand with the Facts: Voting security and what you need to know

Streamed live September 22.

Stand with the Facts: How election disinformation targets people of color

Streamed live October 13.


What can you do to combat misinformation in your daily life? From strategies and games you can share with your children, to shortcuts for verifying information, here are some tried and true ways to stand with the facts.

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Stand with the Facts Toolkit.pdf

Your misinformation toolkit