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FAKE NEWS: Read All About It!

With the rampant amount of fake news, this guide was created to help students and faculty evaluate information sources.

combat "f" news with knowledge

POLICYed: Knowledge Insights Wisdom

POLICYed: Educating Americans about Public Policy

The digital media revolution has transformed the way people obtain information and form opinions. Countless partisan outlets peddle assertions and “sound bites” as indisputable facts. Few people have the knowledge and analytical skills to navigate this torrent of misinformation. They crave credible and accessible sources of facts, analysis, and information about proposed policies and the effects of those already enacted.

Pew Research Center

Pew Research Center

Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes, and trends shaping America and the world. We conduct public opinion polling, demographic research, content analysis, and other data-driven social science research. We do not take policy positions.

CUNY Graduate School of Journalism Fake News Cheat Sheet

CUNY Graduate School of Journalism Fake News Cheat Sheet

“The essence of journalism is a discipline of verification”

Quote from the book The Elements of Journalism by Bill Kovach and Tom Rosenstiel 

Reliable news sources and ethical journalists "seek truth and report it," research to verify and seek corroboration of facts, require an editing process and are transparent about errors and correct them.

Fake News: A Library Resource Round-Up

Fake News: A Library Resource Round-Up

As librarians everywhere will attest, fake news is not new; fabricated stories have been presented as truth for centuries. But take a divided electorate and add a social media landscape where misinformation is shared with a click, and interest in the topic has soared.

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