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John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Fact Checking, Verification & Fake News

This guide was created by the Research Center at CUNY's Graduate School of Journalism

CUNY J-School Fake News Cheat Sheet

More Great Resources

Fake News guide from Harvard U.

False, Misleading, Clickbait-y, and/or Satirical “News” Sources, Melissa “Mish” Zimdars, Assistant Professor of Communication, Merrimack College

Fake News: How to identify and avoid fake news, by the Campus Library, Indiana University East

Blur: How to Know What's True in the Age if Information Overload, by Bill Kovach and Tom Rosenthiel 

Overcoming Bias: A Journalist's Guide to Culture & Context by Sue Ellen Christian 

Information Literacy and Fake News, ACRLog guest post from Radford University.

Here's What Non-Fake News Looks Like from Columbia Journalism Review