Tag Archives: news

How to Spot Fake News–Before You Retweet It!

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The intent of a fake news site may be to entertain or amuse (e.g., The Onion) or may be designed to mislead, anger, or otherwise elicit emotion from a reader. Fake News is not new, but has been a popular topic of discussion because it is so tempting to post or retweet… Read more »

Starting February 1, A New Web Series: The Hunter Library News Challenge

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A common question librarians are getting lately: what are the best, most reliable news sources? The majority of American adults get news from social media, according to Pew Research. Though social media provides a convenient way to share and access information, people tend to post news articles that confirm their existing biases or… Read more »