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I read a good article today on NPR’s All Tech Considered, Fake Or Real? How To Self-Check The News And Get The Facts. Except I figure people who aren’t schooled in figuring out the difference aren’t likely to be reading an NPR article. So I quickly put together this infographic based on the article and a... Read more ➞

I read a good article today on NPR’s All Tech Considered, Fake Or Real? How To Self-Check The News And Get The Facts. Except I figure people who aren’t schooled in figuring out the difference aren’t likely to be reading an NPR article. So I quickly put together this infographic based on the article and a... Read more ➞

Alternative Facts and Fake News – Verifiability in the Information Society «  Library Policy and Advocacy Blog

Alternative Facts and Fake News – Verifiability in the Information Society « Library Policy and Advocacy Blog

A funny picture that could be used as an introduction to fake news. (Slamming CNN but still funny) Could be used to help students realize that just because an article or news story is publicly shared or broadcasted does not make it accurate.

A funny picture that could be used as an introduction to fake news. (Slamming CNN but still funny) Could be used to help students realize that just because an article or news story is publicly shared or broadcasted does not make it accurate.

Home - Fake News - LibGuides at Indiana University East

Home - Fake News - LibGuides at Indiana University East

The media would never report fake news...

The media would never report fake news...

At least she came clean on what they really think...so she's got that....going for her? Lol

At least she came clean on what they really think...so she's got that....going for her? Lol

5 Ways to Spot and Stop Fake News. Don’t get taken in. Take a moment to think before you click - and share. Consider the source: Strange domain names or web sites that end in "lo" (like "Newslo") are signs you should be wary. Check the URL: Fake news sites will often use a web address designed to make it look like real site, ending in ".com.co" Look for visual clues: Fake news websites may use sloppy or unprofessional design and overuse ALL CAPS. Get a second opinion: If a story makes you…

5 Ways to Spot and Stop Fake News. Don’t get taken in. Take a moment to think before you click - and share. Consider the source: Strange domain names or web sites that end in "lo" (like "Newslo") are signs you should be wary. Check the URL: Fake news sites will often use a web address designed to make it look like real site, ending in ".com.co" Look for visual clues: Fake news websites may use sloppy or unprofessional design and overuse ALL CAPS. Get a second opinion: If a story makes you…

Fact checking has its origin in the early 20th century, when magazines began to verify statements made in non-fictional texts prior to publication. This practice increases credibility and trustworthiness of articles and documents.

Is It Really True? The 5 Best Fact-Checking Websites

Fact checking has its origin in the early 20th century, when magazines began to verify statements made in non-fictional texts prior to publication. This practice increases credibility and trustworthiness of articles and documents.

10 Good Tips To Spot Fake News - are you teaching students about fake news?

10 Good Tips To Spot Fake News - are you teaching students about fake news?

FREE materials from Stanford Univ. to teach media literacy to teens. #free #highschool #middleschool

FREE materials from Stanford Univ. to teach media literacy to teens. #free #highschool #middleschool

All cable news is junk.. made up garbage.. and a lot of the internet media is the same way. Question everything, look for the signs, symbols, and numerology, this is all a good indicator if it is a real news story.

All cable news is junk.. made up garbage.. and a lot of the internet media is the same way. Question everything, look for the signs, symbols, and numerology, this is all a good indicator if it is a real news story.

The mainstream media are going wild circulating a viral list of so-called “fake news” websites – and the list includes established news sites like WND, Breitbart, Red State, the Daily Wire and Project Veritas – but WND has found a leftist, Trump-bashing assistant professor in Massachusetts who specialized in “fat studies” is behind the effort […]

The mainstream media are going wild circulating a viral list of so-called “fake news” websites – and the list includes established news sites like WND, Breitbart, Red State, the Daily Wire and Project Veritas – but WND has found a leftist, Trump-bashing assistant professor in Massachusetts who specialized in “fat studies” is behind the effort […]

Be like that guy who knows....... Not for domesticated sheeple....

Be like that guy who knows....... Not for domesticated sheeple....

The fake news universe is vast and ephemeral, and to some extent its dimensions are unknowable. But Media Matters’ research team spent hundreds of hours trying to map out as much of it as possible. Below is what we’ve learned and how we’ve come to define many of the moving parts that create an ecosystem for fake news to spread and thrive.

The fake news universe is vast and ephemeral, and to some extent its dimensions are unknowable. But Media Matters’ research team spent hundreds of hours trying to map out as much of it as possible. Below is what we’ve learned and how we’ve come to define many of the moving parts that create an ecosystem for fake news to spread and thrive.

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Confused how to tell what news is real? Indiana University East campus library has a great guide.

Confused how to tell what news is real? Indiana University East campus library has a great guide.