Misinformation and disinformation are increasingly common problems, especially when it comes to politics and elections. Below, we’ve included some resources to help you think about and evaluate the information you’re consuming.
How to spot “fake news”:
- NPR All Tech Considered: “Fake Or Real? How To Self-Check The News And Get The Facts“
- Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP)
- “A Field Guide to “Fake News” and Other Information Disorders”,a project of the Public Data Lab with support from First Draft.
- “Breaking News Consumer’s Handbook: Fake News Edition” by On the Media
- “How To Spot Fake News” by the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)
How to fact check politicians and stories: