Skip to Main Content

Fake News and Disinformation Guide

Media Literacy Projects

Logo for FAIRFAIR
A national media watch group since 1984, their mission is to scrutinize modern media practices and advocate for journalists and diversity in media.

Logo for First DraftFirst Draft
A non-profit coalition, their mission is to protect communities from misinformation through empowering them with knowledge and tools to understand fake news.

Logo for Media SmartsMediaSmarts
A non-profit charitable organization devoted to helping Canadians develop critical thinking skills to engage with media.

 

Logo for News Literacy ProjectNews Literacy Project
A national non-profit that provides programs and resources so people can learn to become active and smart news consumers.

Logo for Stony Brook UniversityStony Brook University School of Journalism - Center for News Literacy
Curriculum and resources developed by Stony Brook University's School of Journalism to help students develop their critical thinking skills and learn to evaluate information.

Online Courses

Logo for Stony Brook UniversityCenter for News Literacy - GetNewsSmart
An online prep course to provide students with a clear understanding of the main concepts of news literacy.

Logo for ABC Skills HubDigital Skills Courses - ABC Skills Hub
A curriculum developed by ABC Life Literacy to help users improve their digital literacy skills.

 

Logo for Civic Online ReasoningCivic Online Reasoning
A curriculum developed by the Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) to teach people how "to effectively search for, evaluate, and verify social and political information online."

Spotting Fake News/Critical Thinking

Cover for
Cover for
Cover for
Cover for
Cover for
Cover for
Cover for
Cover for
Cover for
Cover for

History of Disinformation and Fake News

Cover for
Cover for
Cover for
Cover for
Cover for
Cover for
Cover for
Cover for
Cover for
Cover for

Social Media and the Internet

Cover for
Cover for
Cover for
Cover for
Cover for
Cover for
Cover for
Cover for
Cover for
Cover for
Cover for
Cover for

Journalism

Cover for
Cover for
Cover for
Cover for
Cover for