Below are a few examples of fake, parodic, and misleading information websites. Use these as examples of what to look out for.
The Daily Dot: Fake News Sites List: A compiled list of fake news sites to watch for. This list is not exhaustive and may be updated at any time.
The Onion: One of America's premier parodic news sites
The Borowitz Report: From humorist Andy Borowitz, a column parodizing and commenting on current news trends
Politifact : The Pulitzer Prize-winning Politifact researches the claims of politicians and checks their accuracy.
LinkedIn : A professional networking website that can help look up the individuals to view background and credentials.