News Media: Fake news

What is fake news?

Fake news is false or misleading information presented as news. Fake news is untrue news, presented as real news with the intent to mislead the audience. 

(Definition taken from Wikipedia)

ClickView has a Digital Literacy series on Fake News that provides more information. 

Factchecker.org - How to spot fake news

 Video length: 3 minutes 23 seconds

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How to spot fake news

How to spot fake news

Source: International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA), https://www.ifla.org/publications/node/11174

Fact checking sites and plug-ins

Australian Fact-Checking Sites:

 Video length: 1 minutes 11 seconds

International Fact-Checking Sites:

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