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During the 2016 election- How was fake news shared on Facebook?
One option to check the reliability of a source in the I'M VAIN Test, created by IS 303 in Brooklyn, New York:
|Independent||Is the source independent or does it have self-interest?|
|Multiple Sources||Does the information have multiple sources or only one?|
|Verifiable||Is the information verifiable or just assertions?|
|Authoritative||Is the author or source an authority on the information?|
|Informed||Does the information list informed or uniformed sources?|
|Named||Are the sources named or anonymous?|
Try these PDFs that you can download and print to evaluate fake news:
Interested in a Fake News Workshop for you class or student group? Want to talk about fake news resources that aren't covered in this LibGuide? Contact Abby Morris at email@example.com or 940-898-3758 for more help.