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Check Your Information

Here is some information on how to spot fake news and how to get accurate information online.

Fact-checking Websites
 
Articles, videos & guides

Fake or Real? How to Self-Check the News and Get the Facts. Davis. December 5, 2016

A Savvy News Consumer’s Guide: How Not to Get Duped. Shepard. Moyers. Dec 9, 2016.

How to Separate Fact and Fiction Online. Markham Nolan. Ted Talk. 2012 [video]

How to Spot Fake News. Politifact. [video]

Educator’s Guide: Types of Online Fakes. Silverman and Tsubaki

Citizen Evidence Lab Authentication

13 online tools that help to verify the authenticity of a photo StopFake.org July 29, 2014

How to Spot Fake News Factcheck.org

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