Evaluating News Sources

Identifying fake, misleading, and biased news sources.

Introduction

magnifiying glass iconMisleading news and information can be difficult to spot.

Fact check: Investigate the Source

How to quickly check the reliability of a news site or organization.

How to Evaluate News Sources

Evaluating News screenshotEvaluating News Sources This interactive lesson explores news sources - particularly, strategies that you can use to evaluate them. Consider these questions: What qualifies as news? Is all content published by a news agency really news? How does geography influence news coverage? What strategies should I use when evaluating news?

 

How to Spot Fake News from IFLA has tips for evaluating news. PDF version.

How to spot fake news infographic

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