How To Spot Fake News

Your GSA librarians are here to help  you find and understand the information you need. The International Federation of Library Associations has produced this info graphic with eight simple steps to discover the verifiability of a given piece of news in front of you. With expert knowledge of where to find reliable information, librarians and their users can help ensure facts become facts – without a prefix.

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(Text above is based on from a blog  by IFLA’s Karoline Liedtke which also contains lots of other good information on how librarians around the world are working to support information and media literacy in the face of “fake news” and “alternative facts”)

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