Media Literacy: News check

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Fake News - how to spot it

How to Spot Fake News. Consider the Source - Click away from the story to investigate the site, it's mission and it's contact info. Read Beyond. Check the Author. Are there supporting sources? Are those sources real? Check the Date. Reposting old news doesn't mean they're relevant. Is it a joke? It might be satire. Check your biases. Could your own beliefs affect your judgement? Ask the Experts. Ask a librarian, or consult a fact-checking site.