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Fact Checking & Evaluating Media Sources: EVALUATING MEDIA SOURCES

FACT CHECKING & EVALUATING MEDIA SOURCES GUIDE CONTENTS

VIDEO: HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR NEWS

HOW TO SPOT FAKE NEWS | INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF LIBRARIES & INSTITUTIONS

NEWS / MEDIA LITERACY ORGANIZATIONS

Center for News Literacy: Stony Brook University School of Journalism. Helps students develop critical thinking skills in order to judge the reliability and credibility of information.

CounterSpin: Weekly radio show that exposes and highlights biased and inaccurate news, censored stories, and more.

FAIR: Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting: National media watch group offering well-documented criticism of media bias and censorship.

First Draft News: Dedicated to improving skills and standards in the reporting and sharing of information that emerges online.

The News Literacy Project: Works with educators and journalists to teach middle school and high school students how to sort fact from fiction in the digital age.

On The Media: Weekly investigation into how the media shapes our world view.

Poynter: Resource for anyone who aspires to engage and inform citizens in 21st Century democracies.

ProPublica: Independent, nonprofit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest.