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What I recently found fascinating is how my musings on the topics of mis- and disinformation became relevant in an unexpected context: a series rewatch of my favorite TV show from my adolescence: Avatar: the Last Airbender After rewatching the show, there seem to be two major instances of disinformation throughout the series
Partially because, as I explained above, I found it fascinating to reinterpret an adolescent favorite through the lens of about ten years of additional life experience plus an information-centric perspective One advantage we have over the characters in Avatar who were subject to the above disinformation for the most part is readily available access to information and information professionals, instead of a mere and

As a burgeoning information professional, I found it fascinating to watch the show through that lens and discover how much of the show relies on the global spread of information both true and false.

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ᐅ There’s No War in Ba Sing Se
This is an excellent opportunity for the characters, and the audience, to experience Fire Nation propaganda firsthand
ᐅ There’s No War in Ba Sing Se
So, why do I bring this up? Jane Behre is an MLIS student at the University of Maryland
ᐅ There’s No War in Ba Sing Se
Therefore, in the context of the show, we will be discussing mostly disinformation
I enjoyed reading about the difference between mis and dis information This leads to the importance of multiple sources and perspectives when it comes to gathering information, despite the risk of misinformation that may still exist,
The story drops the viewer into the middle of a hundred-year war, instigated by the Fire Nation Photo by on I really enjoyed this article, especially since I too revisited this favorite from my youth

And, in my opinion, this is an excellent opportunity to brush up on mis- and disinformation, not only so we can spot it in our lives, but so we may help our patrons recognize it, too.

There is no war in Ba Sing Se: What Avatar: the Last Airbender can teach us about disinformation
While mis- and disinformation are similar, it is important to recognize the distinction between the two
There is no war in Ba Sing Se: What Avatar: the Last Airbender can teach us about disinformation
ᐅ There’s No War in Ba Sing Se
The war is a key element of the main plotline and, as we know, wartime is rife with propaganda