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Fake News: How to be a Responsible Information Consumer: Additional Information
Can't tell the difference between real and unreliable news? Check out these resources.
"Pizzagate" was a fake news story which connected a pizzeria with a child pornography ring allegedly run by Hillary Clinton and John Podesta. On Sunday, December 3, 2016, an armed shooter entered the pizzeria and fired a shot before being accosted by the police.
This article discusses "post-truth": the idea that all news outlets will fail you eventually and it's impossible to know who to trust. It provides some common sense advice on what to look for in a news outlet.
This six-week, free Coursera module is an online version of a course developed by librarians and faculty at the Stony Brook University School for Journalism. The most recent session started on January 9, 2017.
From the Association for College and Research Libraries (ACRL), a division of the American Library Association. This is an in-depth look at the factors that go into discerning the reliability of a claim.
The core purpose of The New York Times is to enhance society by creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news and information. This guide explores the ethics and standards of the New York Times.
The mission of NPR is to create a more informed public, one challenged and invigorated by a deeper understanding and appreciation of events, ideas, and culture within the United States and across the globe.