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Fact Checking and Media Literacy

A guide to fact checking fake news

What is Fake News

What is Fake News?

Fake news are "false stories that appear to be news, spread on the internet or using other media, usually created to influence political views or as a joke." 


Test your Knowledge

According to a 2016 Pew Research survey, how many adults have shared a fake news story?
15%: 0 votes (0%)
42%: 16 votes (44.44%)
7%: 2 votes (5.56%)
23%: 6 votes (16.67%)
56%: 12 votes (33.33%)
Total Votes: 36

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Fake News Video

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