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Evaluating News: Learn to Evaluate the News

This LibGuide was created to help you evaluate the news around you, teach you to identify Fake News, Biased News, Satirical News, and Propaganda

Evaluate the News Mistinformation, biased news, satirical news, disinformaion & propaganda

This Guide was designed by USC Upstate librarian Laura Karas to help you become aware of the news around you.  It is a curated collection of definitions, examples, videos, tools for identification, articles, and links from academic libraries discussing Fake News, Biased News, Satire, & Propaganda.

Know different types of misleading and false news

News Types - Fake News by LKaras Work
Malcom X Quote by LKaras UofSC Upstate

“Malcom X Quotes (Author of How to Have a Personal Transformation in Your Life - Ebok).” Goodreads, Goodreads,

Ted Talk Video

Other Helpful InfoGraphic/ Handouts

Web Site Evaluation LibGuides

News Literacy Project Checkology

Checkology’s lessons and other resources show you how to navigate today’s challenging information landscape. You will learn how to identify credible information, seek out reliable sources, and apply critical thinking skills to separate fact-based content from falsehoods.

Beyond Fake News infographic identifies the 10 types of potentially misleading news.

see pdf below

“How To Spot Fake News.” IFLA, The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), 2 Feb. 2021,