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Fake News History Segment 1 of 5 (04:02)

The internet allows people instant access to news and information, and the ability to share them quickly. Fake news has been occurring since the invention of the printing press and has considerable impact on society. Examples include: George Washington, slavery, anti-Catholicism, and Nazi propaganda...View Video.

Ask the Experts Segment 3 of 5 (03:57)

Ask an expert if you are unsure about the legitimacy of an article or news source. Fact checkers help distinguish whether trending topics are real news or sensationalism. Librarians can help you check validity...View Video.

How to Recognize Fake News Series

Accountability and Fake News Segment 3 of 11 (04:52)

Freedom House Director Adrian Shahbaz compares how social media organized people and disseminated information during Arab Spring and the Catalonia elections; political messages became amplified. Global crises contribute to tribal attitudes, making the public vulnerable to those undermining the press. View Video.

How to Spot Fake News - (03:22 mins)

How To Evaluate a Website's Citation Credibility -

How To Choose your News(4.48 mins.)

Why people fall for misinformation (5:15 mins.)