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Evaluating Sources

This guide explains how to evaluate media/news sources and internet sources, as well as provides useful resources to help you critically evaluate information.


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Finding Reputable News Sources

National Public Radio offers an excellent Finder's Guide to Facts.

OnTheMedia has produced a useful list of tips for identifying fake news.

Fake News Part 1 Video

Fake News Part 2 Video

Fake News- What is It?

According to the Cambridge Dictionary, fake news is defined as “false stories that appear to be news, spread on the internet or using other media, usually created to influence political views or as a joke.”

Useful Fact-Checking Websites

How to Spot Fake News Video

Check out this video from on how to spot fake news.

Books on Fake News