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Today's News: Fact or Fiction: Spotting Fake News

How to Spot Fake News infographic

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The International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) has made this infographic with eight steps to discover the verifiability of a given news-piece in front of you.

  • Consider the source
  • Read beyond the headline
  • Check the author
  • What are the supporting sources?
  • Check the date
  • Is it a joke / satire?
  • Check your biases
  • Ask a librarian or consult a fact-checking site.

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