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Fake News and Disinformation Guide

About This Guide

Man with a funnel that reads "Filter" to his right ear. Speech bubbles on the right read: Rumor. Misleading. Facts. News. Bogus. Parody. Gossip. Sponsored Content. Fake.

Welcome to the Fake News and Disinformation LibGuide! As library staff, we are committed to helping our patrons navigate the world of information around us. In the last few years, fake news and disinformation has become a great challenge for those trying to get reputable and correct information. 

The goal of this guide is to:

  • Explain what fake news and disinformation is and how it spreads.
  • Explain how journalism, social media networks, and images/videos are affected by disinformation.
  • Provide you with fact-checking strategies for your daily life.
  • Provide you with resources to educate yourself further on this issue.

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