Were fake presidential election ballots found in an Ohio warehouse? Did one of your friends breathlessly tell you that Donald Trump was going to pardon mass shooter Dylann Roof? Did Meryl Streep mock disabled individuals on TV? You might have heard any or all of these stories, but there's one thread connecting all of them: they're not true.
The ability to evaluate information sources (not just news) is an important skill that you'll use for the rest of your life. This guide is just one resource to help you kick-start your skills in identifying fact, fiction and bias.
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Why should you care about whether or not your news is real or fake?