Take on Fake

Hosted by Hari Sreenivasan, new digital series Take on Fake debunked claims seen or shared online to help viewers be smarter consumers of information.

  • 58,000

    What happens when you mistake satire for real information? 58K YouTubers tuned in to find out in the episode, “How to Spot Satire,” featuring Politifact’s Daniel Funke and satirists Jeremy Levick and Rajat Suresh.

Episodes dove into fact-checking like a journalist to COVID-19 misinformation and learning about the Teen Fact-Checking Network.

  • Thank you, Hari and PBS for making this channel possible. I watched all four videos and subscribed as soon as I found out about this channel. I’ve really been waiting for something like this to come along!

    – @yeti_spaghetti
  • I’m watching all the way from NZ. Thank you for giving us the real cold hard FACTS. It’s so easy to get swept up in it.

    – Paige Love

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