April 2nd is International Fact-Checking Day. Check out the resources below. You can also participate in the global conversation on Twitter by following: @factchecknet, #FactcheckingDay and #FactCheckIt Today's News: Separating Fact from Fiction (Reynolds Libraries guide) Do we still care about the truth? (International Fact-Checking Network @ Poynter) The Week in Fact Checking (International Fact-Checking Network @ … Continue reading Happy International Fact-Checking Day!
This year's United States presidential election campaign may be remembered for the proliferation of fake, false and misleading news stories especially on social media sites such as Facebook. Viral news hoaxes have been around for many years but 2016 seems to be the year they exploded into the consciousness of the American public. Even typically reliable … Continue reading Today’s News: Separating Fact from Fiction