The ability to tell accurate news from fake news is an important skill you will use your entire life. This guide will help you distinguish fact from fiction in an online environment.
"What is fake news exactly? Fake news is just as it sounds: news that is misleading and not based on fact or, simply put, fake...fake news has the intention of disseminating false information, not for comedy, but for consumption."
-Alvarez, Barbara. "Public Libraries in the Age of Fake News." Public Libraries, Nov 2016: 24-7. Accessed 23 May 2017.
Why should you care if your news is real or fake?
Adapted from: http://libguides.sjsu.edu/fake-news/resources