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Fake News - what it is and why it matters  fake news

What is "Fake News"? How do you identify it? What can you do about it? This guide covers:

  • how "fake news" is defined
  • how to spot and identify fake news
  • what you can do to challenge fake news

This guide is aimed at undergraduates but is suitable for any level of study.


Why does Fake News matter?

View this "Fact checking online" video from Swedish fact checker Viralgranskaren and IIS (The Internet Foundation In Sweden) 

How to spot Fake News

Using material on this page