"In an age where information is shared globally and instantaneously at the touch of a few buttons, can we trust everything that is put in front of us?
Here, broadcast and photo journalist Stephanie Bosset examines the importance of healthy skepticism when consuming information via social networks and other digital channels.
Fine-tune your own ability to distinguish online fact from fiction by following Stephanie’s insightful demonstrations, covering everything from supposed images of WW2 refugees to what’s written on Paris Hilton’s T-shirt.
Stephanie Bosset is a broadcast and photo journalist with a passion for news and interest in the way our constantly progressing digital age is enabling people from all over the world to access information easily and quickly.
Stephanie moved to London 16 years ago and carved out a successful 10 year career as a web designer.
As a successful freelance photojournalist, Stephanie spent a lot of time in the field covering stories from riots in Madrid to documenting international food habits in London. Her photographs have been published in Guardian, Huck magazine, L’Illustré, Offscreen magazine and the Evening Standard.
She has now taken the step to pursue her desire to become a television journalist and recently completed her master’s degree from City University, London. She is currently freelancing for Unreported World and Dispatches.
Stephanie is passionate about a number of causes including: animal welfare, arts and culture, environmental issues and human rights.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx"