Clishmaclaver – Brechin High Library Blog

April 26, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Wikipedia founder creates ‘factual’ news site

Entrepreneur Jimmy Wales has launched Wikitribune, a collaboration between journalists and citizens that will put facts first. But in the age of fake news, can facts really change our minds? – The Day As ever, I highly recommend reading The … Continue reading

April 24, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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If you love a thing…

Just had to do a big ‘shout out’ for one of our very talented 6th year pupil, Chloe D. As previously posted, Chloe created a wonderful piece of digital art for me based on Marvel’s Hawkeye – Because, Hawkeye! 😉 … Continue reading

April 21, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Caption competition!

Hurrah! The Day has brought back its Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition! 😀 For frolicking, feisty fun, follow the hyperlink and click on the image of Trump and the Easter Bunny to submit your ideas, or hand … Continue reading

April 10, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Fake News: The Fightback!

Facebook to offer users tips on spotting fake news – The Guardian Google adds fact checking feature to search results to debunk fake news – iNews Google, like Facebook, has come under increasing pressure to tackle the rise of fake … Continue reading

April 10, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Checking the Checkers

Google and Facebook have announced new techniques to help users spot misleading news stories. Meanwhile Germany plans to fine firms which spread fake news. Which approach will work better? – The Day

March 20, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Fake news, you say?

How do I know this isn’t fake news? 😉 This weekend, one of the world’s leading educators said schools should focus on tackling the problem of fake news. “Distinguishing what is true from what is not is a critical skill … Continue reading

March 15, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Got fandom?

It’s chic to be geek! Keep calm and join fandom! Wait, what? Clishmaclaver knows there is amazing fanfiction being written, astoundingly good fan art being created (Shout out to Chloe D!), and generally awesome fandoming being undertaken by pupils at … Continue reading

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