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Misinformation, Disinformation, and Polarization

A guide to fake news, bad journalism and social media reaction

About this Guide

This guide was created to serve as a portal for information regarding the news media and our civic responsibility to apply critical thinking to the news information that we read, view, hear, and share 

Topics covered include:

  • What constitutes "Fake News" and how to avoid it.
  • Where to find reliable news sources
  • Filter bubbles and polarization
  • Journalism ethics
  • Critical thinking resources

Post-Truth Age of Journalism - Nieman Foundation - 2017

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