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Real News vs. Fake News: Finding Real News

This guide will help you to verify and utilize fact-based news resources for research purposes.

Library Databases

Getting Help!

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Content adapted from Northern Essex CCIndiana University EastBig Bend CCAntioch University and Pace University.

Wire Services & Press Agencies

Media Bias

Even typically reliable sources, whether mainstream or alternative, corporate or nonprofit, rely on particular media frames to report stories and select stories based on different notions of newsworthiness. The best thing to do in our contemporary media environment is to read/watch/listen widely and often, and to be critical of the sources we share and engage with on social media.

Here are some websites that can help you identify media bias.