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News Literacy: Fact vs Fiction

Resources for faculty, instructors, and graduate students to teach news literacy skills.

Fact vs Fiction

This resource can be used to explain how false information can spread quickly online (especially when combined with the TED video on this page).

Games

This game can be a great way to introduce the topic, assess what they've learned at the end of a class, or just have as practice!

How False News Can Spread

This video from TED gives a quick and engaging overview of how false information can spread so quickly.

Resources for Fact-Checking

There are many fact-checking resources out there that can help students verify claims. Here are some that you can share with your students.

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