"Fake news" is in the news. How do you know whether a news story or social media post is credible? Here are resources from around the web to help you develop your news literacy:
- Digital Resource Center, Center for News Literacy, from Stony Brook University, School of Journalism. Offers resources for teaching news literacy.
- FAKE NEWS vs. REAL NEWS: How to Determine the Reliability of Sources, from Bristol Community College.
- Fake News Guide, from Boston Public Library
- Truth, truthiness, triangulation: A news literacy toolkit for a “post-truth” world, by Joyce Valenza, from School Library Journal.
Additional links on Evaluating Web Resources
- Checklist for Evaluating Web Resources -- From the University of Southern Maine, a concise list of questions to ask when evaluating websites.
- Is My Source Credible? -- From the University of Maryland University College.
- Evaluating Web Pages: Questions to Consider -- LibGuide from Cornell University.
Last updated on 02.28.2019