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Fake News: Determining Credibility in Media  

Last Updated: Jul 13, 2017 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Identifying Credibility: Explore how to analyze and assess information sources and become a saavy reader.

News Databases: Keep up-to-date with databases and news access through Holman Library.

Websites: Find what other sites and sources offer for determining credibility and fact-checking.


Related Terms

Fake News is often a catch-all term for many types of information.

Related Terms:

Disinformation: false information spread deliberately to deceive.

Propaganda: information used to promote a political cause or point of view.

Clickbait: web content that typically aims to exploit the user's curiosity to increase ad revenue.



Understanding Fake News

The goal of this guide is to inform users about determining credibility of information sources, to equip themselves to crtitically understand the phenomena of "Fake News".

How to Spot Fake News

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