News: Fake or Fact?

Fake news has become ubiquitous on social media, and it’s increasingly difficult to determine if the stories are legitimate or not. Following are some resources for helping kids and adults sort out the fact and the fiction.  Below that you’ll find a real NPR news story about how one high school class is confronting this problem.

Fake News or Real? How to Self-Check the News and Get the Facts

Assistant professor of communication and media at Merrimack College, Melissa Zimdars created this guide for her students.

Learning to decipher fake news
Click the image above to read or listen to “The Classroom Where Fake News Fails” (from NPR).
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