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Media Literacy and Spotting "Fake News"
This page has links to basic digital literacy terms and definitions, and introduces the topic with a Fake News Game.
Media and Digital Literacy Definitions
Mediasmarts, Canada's Centre for Digital and Media Literacy, has some good basic definitions, and shows the connection between terms like "Media Literacy" and "Digital Literacy".
Mediasmarts Fact Sheet on how to recognize false content online
Mediasmarts, Canada's Centre for Digital and Media Literacy, has put together this fact sheet laying out the new "5 Ws" for evaluating content.
Media Literacy Tools
Fake News Game
An online game designed to help "vaccinate" people from falling for Fake News. Works best with the Chrome Browser. Created by Jon Roozenbeek and Sander van der Linden, researchers at Cambridge University.
Be aware of these 15 common logical fallacies that are regularly spotted in fake news sites and often sound convincing. Article written by David Ferrer for The Quad online magazine.
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