Great bosses help their staffs become critical thinkers, not sheep-like followers.
If you check out the website of the Foundation for Critical Thinking, you’ll see that the seven hallmarks of this kind of reasoning are clarity, accuracy, precision, relevance, depth, breadth and logic.
The panelists said, among other things, that disinformation affects all societies, and that disinformation is just the tip of the iceberg. He appealed for investigative journalism, stating that a good investigative journalist is a rare sort in this part of the world. Arnis Šnore, Deputy Director of the European Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats, said that they consider this issue one of the means of a wider hybrid environment.
Therefore, critical thinking should be encouraged through media literacy campaigns. To realize where we stand now and what we have to do in order to become more resilient is the most important thing, according to him.
Critical thinking skills are essential to a happy and healthy life.
However, for most people, these skills don’t come naturally and require development and teaching.The great challenge and the problem is the impact on our lives and society. We are the worst version of ourselves, “said Kriššák, who also identified the amount of information that is in fact disinformation as extremely problematic.He stated that social platforms were made by a man, and everything made by a man can be used in a good and a bad way.DISINFORMATION AFFECTS ALL SOCIETIES; IT IS NECESSARY TO ENCOURAGE CRITICAL THINKING Modern civilization created what could be the weapon of mass destruction of society, and we do not know what will happen and what circumstances we can excpect in 15-20 years.This is one of the messages conveyed during the last panel discussion under the title ”Age of disinformation: learning resilience and living with lies” within To Be Secure (2BS) Forum in Budva. The youth is overfocused on media platforms”, he said.Russia knows how to use the system for undermining, and we need to create a strategy that will help us fight it, he explained.“I think that we are far away, that we do not have the proper understanding of the problem, it is difficult to develop a strategy because of the nature of challenges and threats.We shoud bare in mind that disinformation is not a domain, it is something which affects all societies.This is not the issue of two or three media outlets, this is a phenomenon influencing the society“, stated de Pedro.Robert Pszczel, Senior Officer for Russia and the Western Balkans of NATO PDD thinks that when speaking about disinformation, one has to put them in a certain context. ”Tradicional media must adhere to the laws, they are responsible if they publish lies.The same thing should apply to platforms, they do not make the exception simply because they are ”platforms”.