“You are entitled to your opinion. But you are not entitled to your own facts.” Daniel Patrick Moynihan
This resource was inspired and informed by the following guides:
How to spot fake news: Identifying propaganda, satire, and false information, SFU Library http://www.lib.sfu.ca/help/research-assistance/fake-news#further-resources
The Story of Fake News: Resource Guide, Davidson College Library https://davidson.libguides.com/c.php?g=635016
The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) created this infographic (based on FactCheck.org’s 2016 article How to Spot Fake News). "Download, print, translate, and share – at home, at your library, in your local community, and in social media networks. The more we crowdsource our wisdom, the wiser the world becomes. You can also check out FactCheck.org’s video based on the article."
"'Whatever you might hear in the first couple of hours after a major news event, you should probably take it all with a grain of salt,' says Andy Carvin, senior strategist on NPR's [National Public Radio's] Digital Desk." WNYC's On the Media podcast producers have created the Breaking News Consumer's Handbook, a nine-point checklist for evaluating the first reports of major events.
Breaking News Consumer's Handbook description:
On the media: