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Spotting Fake News: Home

Anyone Can Spot Fake News

Why Should You Care about Fake News?

  1. You deserve the truth.  
  2. Fake news destroys your credibility.  
  3. Fake news can hurt you, and a lot of other people.  
  4. Real news can benefit you. 
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What is Fake News?

Fake News has been around for centuries and can include propaganda, misinformation, hoaxes, and satire.  Put simply, fake news stories contain false information that cannot be verified through multiple sources, quotes, or facts.  Fake News can be broken down into several categories:

Spotting Fake News

Infographic on How to Spot Fake News

From The Collection

Link to News and How to Use It by Alan Rusbridger in the Catalog
Link to Fighting Fake News by David Mcaffee in the Catalog
Link to The Death of Truth by Michiko Kakutani in the Catalog
Link to The Truthteller by Stephen Davis in the Catalog
Link to Messing with the Enemy by Clint Watts in the Catalog
Link to Active Measures by Thomas Rid in the Catalog
Link to The Smear by Sharyl Attkisson in the Catalog
Link to Bunk by Kevin Young in the Catalog
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