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What are credible sources?


  • Don't just read the headlines
  • Always question what you read
  • Always question what you are told
  • Find out if the story is being covered by other media sources
  • Check the comments on Facebook to see if other "fact checkers" have provided evidence to the contrary

How to spot fake news

Learn to find news articles

Learn how to find newspaper articles in Discover and news databases.

Learn how to identify fake news and others forms of misleading information in the media.

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