Nov. 23, 2016 - HuffingtonPost.com - Here's how to tell that a news story might be fake

Nov. 23, 2016 - HuffingtonPost.com - Here's how to tell that a news story might be fake

Here is a list of several fake news story involving events from 2016.

Here is a list of several fake news story involving events from 2016.

5 Ways to Spot and Stop Fake News. Don’t get taken in. Take a moment to think before you click - and share. Consider the source: Strange domain names or web sites that end in "lo" (like "Newslo") are signs you should be wary. Check the URL: Fake news sites will often use a web address designed to make it look like real site, ending in ".com.co" Look for visual clues: Fake news websites may use sloppy or unprofessional design and overuse ALL CAPS. Get a second opinion: If a story makes you…

5 Ways to Spot and Stop Fake News. Don’t get taken in. Take a moment to think before you click - and share. Consider the source: Strange domain names or web sites that end in "lo" (like "Newslo") are signs you should be wary. Check the URL: Fake news sites will often use a web address designed to make it look like real site, ending in ".com.co" Look for visual clues: Fake news websites may use sloppy or unprofessional design and overuse ALL CAPS. Get a second opinion: If a story makes you…

Resource Roundup: Teaching Students to Think Critically about the (Fake) News One of the stars of this election besides the candidates was the issue of fake news stories showing up in our social media feeds. In November Buzzfeeds investigative journalists reported that during the election hyperpartisan fake news stories that were shared on Facebook went viral at a much higher rate than true unbiased stories. Fake news and media echo chambers are nothing new but in the aftermath of the…

Resource Roundup: Teaching Students to Think Critically about the (Fake) News One of the stars of this election besides the candidates was the issue of fake news stories showing up in our social media feeds. In November Buzzfeeds investigative journalists reported that during the election hyperpartisan fake news stories that were shared on Facebook went viral at a much higher rate than true unbiased stories. Fake news and media echo chambers are nothing new but in the aftermath of the…

After Trump Was Elected, Librarians Developed A New System For Fact-Checking | The Huffington Post

After Trump Was Elected, Librarians Developed A New System For Fact-Checking | The Huffington Post

I read a good article today on NPR’s All Tech Considered, Fake Or Real? How To Self-Check The News And Get The Facts. Except I figure people who aren’t schooled in figuring out the difference aren’t likely to be reading an NPR article. So I quickly put together this infographic based on the article and a... Read more ➞

I read a good article today on NPR’s All Tech Considered, Fake Or Real? How To Self-Check The News And Get The Facts. Except I figure people who aren’t schooled in figuring out the difference aren’t likely to be reading an NPR article. So I quickly put together this infographic based on the article and a... Read more ➞

A very necessary bit of knowledge for older children who are going out into the world. Also could be an assignment on trying to pick out a real story from a fake.

A very necessary bit of knowledge for older children who are going out into the world. Also could be an assignment on trying to pick out a real story from a fake.

Skills and Strategies | Fake News vs. Real News: Determining the Reliability of Sources - The New York Times

Skills and Strategies | Fake News vs. Real News: Determining the Reliability of Sources - The New York Times

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