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Fight Fake News!

Page history last edited by Kim Zito 1 year, 11 months ago

Use these resources to help you identify fake news, learn strategies to evaluate sites, and even take a quiz to see if you recognize fake news when you see it!

We all need to do our part to fight fake news and stop it in its tracks!

 

Evaluating News  

NewseumED ESCAPE Fake News : Evidence, Source, Context, Audience, Purpose, Execution
  Is This Story Share-Worthy?  with Infographic
  Media Literacy Booster Pack 
How Savvy Are your Students? 7 Fake Websites to Really Test Their Evaluation Skills List of fake websites 

Fact Check Sites  

Snopes.com  The #1 fact checking source 
FactCheck.org They monitor the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews and news releases.
AllSides  Balanced news: From the right, the left, and from the center 
Red Feed, Blue Feed  Side by side presentation of Facebook items--liberal vs. conservative 
Real or Satire? Paste in your url to discover whether it's a real or satire site.  (Satire makes fun of a person or event and makes them seem ridiculous.)

Fake News Sites Uncovered  

Snopes’ Field Guide to Fake News Sites and Hoax Purveyors

Snopes.com, a fact-checking site, identifies many of the culprits who are creating fake news.
FakeNewsWatch.com Lists of sites considered to be Fake News
 Media Bias Ratings from Allsides
See the ratings for all media 
   

Activities

Factitious.com  Factitious was developed by the American University JoLT team to playfully show how to detect fake news. Test your skill! 
Free Yourself from Your Filter Bubble Ted Talk  How to step outside of your bubble to read and understand other points of view 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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