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Fake News: Finding News Articles

Library Databases

Start your reading at the library! Library databases provide electronic access to quality articles published in newspapers, magazines, and journals. 

News Literacy Resources for Educators & Librarians

  1. Center for News Literacy: Free resources for educators and citizens provided by Stony Brook University School of Journalism.

  2. checkology™ : Free and subscription news literacy lessons provided by The News Literacy Project.

  3. Media Literacy Clearinghouse: Free online resources for educators provided by Frank W. Baker, a leading media literacy expert. 

  4. A News Literacy Toolkit for a "Post-Truth" World by Joyce Valenza : Resources for developing a news literacy toolkit including lesson plans, websites, and videos. 

  5. Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Civic Online Reasoning: Stanford study shows students have trouble identifying credible online information.

  6. The News Literacy Project: A nonpartisan nonprofit that works with educations and journalists to teach middle school and high school student digital news literacy. 

Choose Your News

Media Bias

Media bias is the perceived bias of how events and stories in the media are reported and covered by journalists and news producers.