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Fake News (and what to do about it!)

Use this graphic to detect fake news

image: IFLA

Evaluate your news sources!

Please note: The enclosed evaluation rubric invites inquiries for help at the Wimberly Library's service desk.  Given our current pandemic-related circumstances, please ask for help using our Ask A Librarian service.  We are always happy to discuss source evaluation with you! 

How to spot fake news -

Fact-checking websites

Consult the websites below to check for fake news, but remember: the best way to decide whether a news report is fake or real is to read as many legitimate news sources as possible, like those found at FAU Libraries.  See the "Find Real News" tab for more information.

Last updated on Jun 6, 2022 4:14 PM