Determining Fake News

Are you able to determine if news is real or fake?  

Click below to access a helpful handout to help you determine if what you are reading is real or fake.

Craig Silverman's Six Steps to Spot Fake News and Misinformation

1. Check the URL.
2. Check the "About" page.
3. Verify key quotes.
4. Check the links.
5. Try to find images elsewhere.
6. Slow down.

Another great resource:
Infographic created by EAVI 
Beyond "Fake News:" 10 Types of Misleading News
(Includes motivation for creating fake news and the impact of fake news.)

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