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WCPS Department of Library Media Programs LibGuide: Fake News

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Identifying Fake News

Did someone tell you about that new miracle cure for Alzheimer's disease?  Did your Facebook feed pop up with an article on a factory farm of pigs intended for human transplant harvesting?  Did one of your friends breathlessly tell you that there's a new spider that's going to kill us all?  You might have heard any or all of these stories, but there's one thread connecting all of them: they're not true.

The ability to tell accurate news from fake news is an important skill that you'll use for the rest of your life.  This LibGuide will give you valuable insight in telling fact from fiction online, plus a chance to exercise your newfound skills. 

How do you know?

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