"Can you tell whether a news source is conservative, liberal, or mostly neutral?" Excellent news analysis worksheet available on this guide on media literacy from Regina Seguin of Valencia College Libraries. Look for the News Source Analysis worksheet in the Activity box.
Blog post by Lesley J. Farmer, on AASL's KnowledgeQuest, which includes resources and guides on media literacy, and links to archived professional development webinars that will help a librarian or educator help students navigate this topic.
Fact Checking, Verification & Fake News Also includes an excellent one-pager on spotting fake news, look for the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism Fake News Cheat Sheet. Created by the Research Center at CUNY's Graduate School of Journalism and Barbara Gray, Chief Librarian and Associate Professor.
Library Girl's blog post on fake news. Includes excellent infographic "Tips for Spotting Fake News" poster. Post contains links to articles on information literacy and the importance of evaluating news sources. Created by Jennifer LaGarde.
Fake News and How to identify and avoid fake news. "This LibGuide will give you valuable insight in telling fact from fiction online, plus a chance to exercise your newfound skills.." Created by K.T. Lowe of Indiana University East.
Fake News, Misinformation, and Propaganda LibGuide from Harvard Library. "This page provides background information, links, and tools from outside organizations to help guide users in navigating potential fake news." The guide includes reports from Harvard, Stanford and other universities on importance of information literacy and analysis of news. Browser plug-ins are also included:
For grades 7-12, this 50-minute class lesson "gives students media literacy skills they need to navigate the media, including how to spot fake news." By Victoria Pasquantonio, PBS NewsHour education editor.
News & Media Literacy videos, resources and more from Common Sense Meida, built for parents but useful for anyone with interactions in K12. Information and questions are organized by age ranges. Includes links to other research and handouts.
"In this webinar, participants will: Learn more about the rise of fake news, particularly those information behaviors that perpetuate its spread, Learn ways to identify fake news, and Explore methods to help library patrons identify fake news." Presented by Nicole A. Cooke, MS/LIS Program Director of the iSchool at Illinois and an assistant professor at the School of Information Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Recorded February 22, 2017.