Evaluating an Online News Article Example
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EasyBib. (2016). Evaluating a news article [infographic]. Retrieved from http://www.easybib.com/guides/evaluating-fake-news-resources/
Facebook. (n.d.). Tips to spot false news. Retrieved from https://www.facebook.com/help/188118808357379
On The Media. (2016). Breaking news consumer's handbook: Fake news edition. Retrieved https://www.wnycstudios.org/story/breaking-news-consumer-handbook-fake-news-edition
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How to Spot Fake News by Factcheck.org
1. Consider the source.
2. Read beyond the headline.
3. Check the author.
4. Check the evidence.
5. Check the date.
6. Confirm it isn't satire.
7. Check your biases.
8. Consult the experts.