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Fake news

Learn how to identify and avoid fake news. #fakenews

Practice makes perfect

Use the tips throughout this Research Guide to check your own claim, or use one of the claims listed below for practice.  Remember, fake news articles may fall under multiple categories and might even mix in a few facts amid their falsehoods.

Quick and simple debunking exercise

Compare these two links.  Which one do you think is true?  Why or why not?

  1. Eat This Not That: Shocking Facts About Farmed Salmon
  2. Washington State Department of Health: Farmed vs. Wild Salmon

Select a claim to examine

What to think about when thinking about the news

Infographic showing What to Think About When Thinking About the News

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