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Fake News

A guide providing strategies for understanding and spotting fake news.

How to Spot

Fake news - news created either with inaccurate information, or with the intent of deceiving or misleading readers - has highlighted the need to develop good critical thinking and information literacy skills.

Q: When you are online or on social media, how do you tell true from false?

A: Apply the eight steps below to news or information you find online to become a more critical news consumer.