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What is Fake News?
According to the fact checking website Politifact, fake news is a "concerted effort by a website or other form of media to fabricate information in order to influence political opinion or win financial gain." Use this LibGuide to help you determine fact from fiction when reading the news or for finding credible sources for your research.
Evaluating News: Test Yourself!
Are You Propaganda Proof?
Take a short quiz about your likes and dislikes to learn how propaganda makers could target you. Developed by the Freedom Forum Institute.
Evaluating News Exercise
Exercise from the Oakland Public Library to learn more about evaluating news sources.
An accessible, easy-to-play game that can be played on any platform. Developed at American University.
Globe and Mail Fake News Quiz
See if you can spot the fake news stories.
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