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Mis and Dis and Fake Information

Sources for determining "fake" information

Video Verification (InfoGraphic)

Check your facts!

Before you hit "send" to share with others, check the validity of the content first. It is always a good idea to question your information, especially from websites, social media and the like.  How credible is it? Are there other established media sources (e.g. major newspapers, magazine publications, television/streaming networks) reporting on this topic?  Do you really believe it it true?  Why?  

There are several "fact-checking" web sites available.  You still must decide on whether something is "fake" or "truthful"  but having tools to help verify content should help.  Here are a few suggested sources:

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