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Fake News: Fact Checking

Tips and resources to sharpen your critical thinking skills when it comes to facts and false information.

Tips for Fact-Checking

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Where can I find the facts?

Check the facts here:

Use an Encyclopedia!

Check for fake news

Make sure to check for Fake News and overly biased news stories and websites.  Here is a list compiled by Melissa Zimdars, Communications Professor at Merrimack College detailing the biases of many common websites.  This is not an exhaustive list and should be taken as one tool in determining the suitability and reliability of news. 

For more information please consult all the tabs of the FAKE NEWS Research Guide.

Top News Sites