Fake News

Practice makes perfect

Practice makes perfect:

Use the tips throughout this Guide to check your own claim, or use one of the claims listed to the left for practice.  Remember, fake news articles may fall under multiple categories and might even mix in a few facts amid their falsehoods.

Things to think about



Factitious - Gamification can make evaluating news much easier, and fun!  Why don't you test your knowledge of real and fake news?

Real or fake? At a time when the public grapples daily with the question of fake news, American University Game Lab/Jolt has created an accessible, easy-to-play game that helps you sort fake news from real. "Factitious is a playful way of exploring the fake news conundrum... This game is a good way to remind players about what they know and don’t know about news." - AU School of Communication