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Fake News? Evaluate it!: Check for Understanding

FACTitious: The Fake News Game

screenshot of Factitious fake news game

Play the fake news game! Choose "quick start" to play three rounds without creating an account.

Fake New Articles

Thank you to Laura Nagel from Clark College Libraries for creating this list

"News" Sites

Not all "news" sites are really news. Some are fake, misleading, unreliable, or worse. Don't count on Google to do the work of evaluating for you -- many of these "news" sites sort to the top of the results list when you search.

This list is a work-in-progress, and includes tips for analyzing news sources.

False, Misleading, Clickbait-y and/or Satirical "News Sources"

This list is being compiled by Melissa Zanders, an assistant professor of communication at Merrimack College. Read the article, "Meet the Professor Who's Trying to Help You Steer Clear of Clickbait."

Thank you to Laura Nagel from Clark College Libraries for creating this list