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Fake News - Info and Resources
Welcome.  This page will offer background information and resources for "Fake News"

History of Fake News in the US

True History of Fake News  - NYR Daily News

A Century Ago Progressives ... Were Shouting Fake News (The Conversation.com)


Information Evaluation Help (News or Fake news?):

Fake News and the 7 Types of Mis/Dis Information (Firstdraftnews.org)

Column: Most Teens Can't Tell Real from Fake News - (Pbs.org)

How Biased Is Your News Source? See the answer in this infographic.  
It's a roadmap to news bias.

The Crap Test - this test helps you figure out if your info is ok, or not.

Real or Fake News?  Look for facts, AKA primary data.  See overview here.
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Fact vs Fake News Checkers:

FactCheck.org (Annenberg Foundation) - site focused on fact checking

Associated Press Fact Check has "Not Real News - A look at what didn't happen this week" Fun!

BBC News Reality Check -  British Broadcasting Corporation (Public News Site)

NY Times Fact Check - Large News Organization Checks the News
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