Check the Facts!

Claims of “fake news” get thrown around regularly in the media. But how do you know if you’re reading a credible news source or a website that’s been compromised by a partisan agenda? Or even just satirical news that’s gone viral?  What looks like a legitimate and convincing post or article may turn out to be anything but!  Check out these fact-checking and bias-checking sites before you re-post or use information you read.

Watch this video to hear from fact-checking experts who will show you how to tell fact from fiction online.

 

ProCon.org, “Quotes about Critical Thinking.” ProCon.org. 9 Jan. 2015, http://www.procon.org/background-resources/quotes-about-critical-thinking/

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