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"Fake News" & Misinformation

Learn how to evaluate news sources, identify unreliable sources, misinformation, and conspiracy theories

Things to think about


Practice makes perfect

Practice makes perfect: Use the tips throughout this Guide to check your own claim, or use one of the claims listed to the left for practice.  Remember, fake news articles may fall under multiple categories and might even mix in a few facts amid their falsehoods.

Select a claim to examine

Select a claim to examine

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