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Disinformation, misinformation, and fake news

Learn how to identify and avoid fake news and other types of disinformation.

How to "read" a website

The image on this page guides you through "reading" a website, offering tips and tricks for fact-checking claims. Pieces of information to look for and critically evaluate include but are definitely not limited to: the URL, the author, inflammatory language, advertisements, and links to other websites - or lack thereof, if sources are not cited.

Claim: The Earth is hollow

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