Why “Critical Thinking” Can’t Beat Misinformation, and How to Fight It with Michael Caulfield

Factually! with Adam Conover #97 March 23, 2021

We’re flooded with misinformation, and new research shows that cliches about “thinking critically” and “doing your own research” are counterproductive at best. Writer and educator Michael Caulfield joins Adam this week to explain his SIFT method for evaluating misinformation, why expertise is so important, and how we should approach unclear ideas like COVID-19 “lab leak” hypothesis. Learn more about SIFT at https://infodemic.blog/

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