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Fake News & Fact Checking

Tips & Strategies for Fact Checking and Fighting Fake News

News Literacy

Online communities are increasingly turning to conspiracy-driven news sources, whose sensationalist claims are then covered by the mainstream media, which exposes more of the public to these ideas.

Source: Data & Society

Explore the News Literacy resources on this page to gain perspective on how you receive and respond to news information.

Filter Bubbles, Search Engines, and Bias

The Filter Bubble is Eli Pariser's theory that personalization on the websites and social media we use creates a filter bubble that sends us only information, news, and suggestions that confirms our views and likes, and distances us from other information.

Pop Your Filter Bubble


As well as a blank chart for your own analysis: