Fake News, Conspiracy Theories and Textbooks

The article is dealing with the connection between fake news, conspiracy theories and school history textbooks. The spread of fake news and conspiracy theories in the public sphere represents a social challenge of the future. The leading medium textbook can be part of the answer to this challenge if it consistently aims to initiate critical-historical thinking.

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In his contribution, Mario Carretero takes up current research findings on historical maps in textbooks and describes them as a missing link between history and memory. The misunderstandings found among... Read More ›


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