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Fake News & Fact Checking: Background Reading, Keyword Searches, & More

This guide brings together a broad, yet selective range of information and resources for identifying fake news and verifying facts. #fake news #alternative facts


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     You may want to do your own research on the fake news phenomenon.  Here are some keyword searches and library databases to get you started:

  • fake news
  • misinformation media
  • disinformation media
  • propaganda media

     While quite a few of our more than 150 databases would be appropriate for these searches, an excellent first stop would be a communication studies databases. On the library's website, choose Databases by Subject, then Communication Studies to find appropriate databases. Or use the link below.


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