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Fake News and Information Literacy

A guide to help you be a better consumer of news.

Identifying Fake News

The resources on this page will help you identify fake news in various ways. Whether it's an app that helps you fact check quickly or an online resource that gives you guidelines to consider, these are all tools you will want to use in verifying sources.

Fact Checking Sites

All of the fact checking organizations linked below are nonpartisan and transparent about their processes and staff.

Additional Fake News Resources

Software Tools

Browser extensions:

The following may be worth trying out, but reviews of them seem to be mixed, at best:

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