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Wilson Southern Middle School Library: News & Fake News

What is Fake News?

Fake news is written and published with the intent to mislead in order to damage an agency, entity, or person, and/or gain financially or politically, often with sensationalist, exaggerated, or patently false headlines that grab attention.

 

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fake_news

Group Articles

Group 1:  Why You Should Care if News is Real or Fake?

Group 2:  How to Check Facts (Read tips 1-4)

Group 3:  How to Check Facts (Read tips 5-8)

Group 4:  How to Check Facts (Read tips 4-7)

Can you spot Fake News?

Try playing FACTITIOUS and test your ability to spot FAKE NEWS or REAL NEWS

Abraham Lincoln

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