Stories about and accusations of fake news are everywhere these days. The term fake news became popular after the US Presidential election though the meaning of the term has morphed since then. Regardless, it’s important to be able to spot inaccurate online information.

How NOT to Spot Fake News from PBS Idea Channel covers the topic of fake news while giving some good tips for spotting bogus news stories.

Additional Resources for Spotting Fake News

There’s not one guaranteed way to spot a fake news story but if you’re looking for some quick tips to help you spot one both and the TedEd Blog have some good ideas.