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Fact Checking Sites and Tools
ProQuest Research Companion This link opens in a new window
A comprehensive collection of videos, assessments, and tools that aid in the research process. The Search Aid, Source Evaluation Aid, Citation Builder and Revision Aid are particularly helpful.
Provides news from the Left, Centre, and Right for readers to compare
A content and social monitoring platform for publishers and brands to track content (owned by Meta)
Focusses on current event fake news.
Factitious Online Game
Test your knowledge of fake news with this fun online game!
Helps to decipher fake news happening in politics.
Deleted Tweets from political officials. (What they regret or don't want you to know!)
Similar to Politifact, helps to distinguish lies and fake news being spread throughout all media.
A great source for de-bunking rumours and urban legends. Try clicking on "The Top 50" to see what the most popular rumours are currently.
TV News Archive
Fact checking for TV News.
Helpful Sites and Lesson Plans for Teachers
Common Sense Media
Some online activities for digital citizenship.
imGur's Breakdown of Credible News Sources
A helpful infographic to decipher "credible" news sources.
News Literacy Project
Some great resources for educators. Try the quizzes or sign up for the newsletter.
The leading source on fact-checking. Consider signing up for their newsletter to stay informed!
Project Look Sharp
Resources for teachers on a variety of digital citizenship issues. Sign up for an account for free lesson plans.
Civic Online Reasoning
Stanford History Education Group's resources to teach how to effectively search for, evaluate, and verify social and political information online
Suggested Reading on Fake News
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Publication Date: 2017-08-01
Conspiracy Theories by The expression 'conspiracy theory' is used by scholars and in popular culture to identify secret military, banking, or political actions aimed at 'stealing' power, money, or freedom, from 'the people.' This volume examines a number of well-known conspiracy theories, their sources, effects and credibility.
Publication Date: 2012-02-01
No Is Not Enough by
Call Number: 303.6 KLE
A Girl's Guide to Joining the Resistance by
Publication Date: 2018-02-27