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Fake News vs. Real News: Finding Real News

How to identify and avoid fake news

Library Databases

Use the library's databases to find news items. Sign-in with your NetID & password if prompted.

Wire Services & Press Agencies

Media Bias

Even typically reliable sources, whether mainstream or alternative, corporate or nonprofit, rely on particular media frames to report stories and select stories based on different notions of newsworthiness. The best thing to do in our contemporary media environment is to read/watch/listen widely and often and to be critical of the sources we share and engage with on social media.

 

Here are some websites that can help you identify media bias: