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Fake News Story or Advert Task


The challenge here is to get people to believe something that is not true. 

Using video, design, photography or by remixing a newspaper or website you could create one of the following:

  • A fake news story
  • A spoof based around a factual event taken to illogical extremes
  • A fake advert for a product
  • A fake event- recreate history
  • Or anything else that you feel will help to spread an idea
If you are stuck have a think about past events, local, national or international. What would have happened if things were different?
How could you fabricate a story, to an alternative outcome, to re-create history. Could you stage a news broadcast, remix a newspaper or website, create a short documentary or short film about your event?
You should then see if you can get people to believe you

Task Discussion