Spotting Fake News
Can you tell which of the news articles below is fake and which is real?
If you said A is fake news and B is real news, congratulations! You're right!
Sometimes spotting fake news can be easy, but you need some tools to help you in case you come across an article, website, or video you're just not sure about.
Checking for Reliability
Use these methods to determine if an article or website is reliable.
Consult a Fact Checker
Have you read something that just doesn't seem quite right to you?
Try finding more information about the topic on one of these fact checking sites.
Put Your Skills to the Test
Try out your skills at spotting fake news!
These websites have interactive quizzes comparing real and fake news articles!
Don't Forget about Databases!
Remember that the databases and other resources available to you through the TN Electronic Library are typically reliable, credible, and trustworthy. It's unlikely that fake news articles make their way into those databases.
Check out these helpful videos!
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