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Fake News: Promoting Online Civic Reasoning and Media Literacy: Research

This guide was originally created for a CTLT Summer Faculty Fellows Workshop, June 12, 2017. Nate Carpenter, Steve Hunt, Sharon Van Der Laan, workshop facilitators.

Fake News

Source: [Untitled image of Scrabble® letters spelling fake news]. (2017, February 23). Retrieved from

Tom Nichols: The Death of Expertise

PBS Newshour. (2017, April 14). The problem with thinking you know more than the experts [Video file]. Retrieved from

Web Literacy for Student Fact-Checkers

Caulfield, M. (2017). Web literacy for student fact-checkers. Retrieved from

Infographic: Fake News Is A Real Problem | Statista You will find more statistics at Statista

Source: Buzzsumo via Buzzfeed. (2016). [Graph illustration of Facebook engagement for top 5 and top 20 election stories]. Fake news is a real problem. Retrieved from


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