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Fact Checking & Knowing Your News: Learn More

Includes: resources on deciphering between truth, "Fake news", and alternative facts. Social media and digital information has made real news something we have to find out ourselves, and not just accept at face-value. Tips on how to become "media literate

The spread of inaccurate and deceptive digital information coupled with the speed that it can be produced and travel, makes ‘fake news’ a worrying trend.

Libraries are more essential than ever, and education is the only sustainable response to ‘fake news’.

[International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions]

Books on the topic

3 hour Self-paced Course on Fact Checking: SIFT

In articles and databases

Articles about fake news and media literacy can be found in these library databases:

Fact-Finding Studies & Current Research