Zimdars, M. (2016). False, Misleading, Clickbait-y, and Satirical “News” Sources. Retrieved from https://docs.google.com/document/d/10eA5-mCZLSS4MQY5QGb5ewC3VAL6pLkT53V_81ZyitM/mobilebasic.
Dr. Melissa Zimdars, assistant professor of communication and media at Merrimack College, originally compiled a list of fake and problematic news websites for her students. The list of now over a thousand websites sorts sites as fake news, satire, extreme bias, conspiracy theory, rumor mill, state news, junk science, hate news, proceed with caution, political, credible, and unknown. Includes Zimdars’ tips and steps for analyzing news sites.