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More Useful Articles on Fake News and evaluating sources
Antioch Library's libguide
I've gone through this guide and taken links from it that I think are most useful. We can delete this guide if we want to.
Stony Brook Univ. School of Journalism-News Literacy site
There are powerpoint lesson packs here but I've only looked at the first one, which is all about the presidential campaigns. Lots to go through if we think we want to use any of these pp's.
How Fake News Goes Viral: A Case Study
By Sapna Maheshwari for NYT. This is not spellbinding and is about election politics.
Teaching in the Post-Truth Era
“Critical literacy is essential, but not if it leads to a kind of moral relativism that tolerates all views and dismisses none in fits of false equivalence and both-siderism.” By Jonathan Gold
Social Media Fact Sheet
The Pew Research Center:
"Today around seven-in-ten Americans use social media to connect with one another, engage with news content, share information and entertain themselves. Explore the patterns and trends shaping the social media landscape over the past decade below."
FAKE NEWS vs. REAL NEWS: How to Determine the Reliability of Sources: Fake News
"Misinformation on the web is staggering. It is spread mainly via Websites, Social Networks, and Email. The Hot Topics for such misinformation are Politics, Government Policies, Religion and various Scams and Hoaxes.The guide includes fake videos, tips for analyzing news sources, Website that provide fact checking
Prof. Miriam Laskin, Academic Librarian