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Fake News and "Post-Truth": Resources for Citizens, Students and Educators: Home

Resources to extend Post-Truth panel series discussion
Resources for learning and teaching about
being a savvy news consumer and informed citizen
in an era of "fake news" and "post-truth"

FYS Summer Reading

Short instructional videos

From Channel 4 News in the UK (2 minutes)

More fact-checking resources

OpenSecrets.org from the Center for Responsive Politics
Provides data and analysis about money in politics

 

Fake news quiz

Fake News Quiz: Factitious

Test your ability to detect fake news. 

From American University's Journalism Leadership Transformation program

Fake news in the media

Fake news in the media

 

"The Real Fake News Crisis"

by Katy Steinmetz

Time magazine

August 20, 2018

 

Fact-checking help

Not sure if something is true?  Check it out!
 

FactCheck.org from the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania


Politifact from the Tampa Bay Times
"Fact-checking U.S. Politics"


Fact Checker from the Washington Post
"The Truth Behind the Rhetoric"


Snopes.com

An independent website covering urban legends, Internet rumors, and other stories of questionable origin. Helpful for validating and debunking stories in popular culture.  Cites sources for decisions made, i.e., true, false or mixed.

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