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Fake News & Misinformation: How to Spot and Verify

This guide provides tips, fact checking websites, and resources to help you discern whether the news you see, read, and hear about is real or fake.

Online Courses and OER

Videos and Tutorials

Learn how to recognize "fake news"

Hoaxy Tutorial

The PolitiFact Process

Discusses the principles of PolitiFact, PunditFact, and the Truth-O-Meter

How to Spot Fake News (FactCheck.org)

FactCheck.org® - Project of The Annenberg Public Policy Center.

Fake News Machine Gears Up for 2020

There's a whole industry dedicated to producing fake US news in Macedonia -- and it's gearing up for 2020.

Spotting Bogus Claims

FactCheck.org - Take a look at your inbox. All those chain emails riddled with suspicious political claims. And what about social media? Odds are, those claims are bogus. Learn how to spot the "Key Characteristics of Bogusness.

St. Louis Community College Libraries

Florissant Valley Campus Library
3400 Pershall Rd.
Ferguson, MO 63135-1408
Phone: 314-513-4514

Forest Park Campus Library
5600 Oakland
St. Louis, MO 63110-1316
Phone: 314-644-9210

Meramec Campus Library
11333 Big Bend Road
St. Louis, MO 63122-5720
Phone: 314-984-7797

Wildwood Campus Library
2645 Generations Drive
Wildwood, MO 63040-1168
Phone: 636-422-2000