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Decode Fake News: Identifying Major News Sources

This Library Guide provides resources to help students to identify "fake" news, bias, and propaganda, as well as good journalism, with a goal of encouraging them to become engaged consumers of information.

One Woman's Take on Quality and Bias of the Media

Late 2016 brought an upsurge in conversations about bias in the media. Vanessa Otero created and posted this diagram which ended up being shared widely via Social Media.

Bias and Quality of Media Organizations (V. Otero)

Activity: Evaluate Bias & Quality of Media Sites

Use this blank version of the diagram (left) to have students do their own evaluation of where certain media organizations fall using this criteria. Assign them to look at certain organizations and have them paste the logos where they believe they rate. 

"News Quality" by Vanessa Otero is licensed under CC BY 4.0

Network and Cable News Outlets: What is Journalism?