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Israel and Palestine Resources: News Literacy/Fake News

How to Choose your News

How do you know?

Why news literacy?

In recent years fake and misleading news has become prevalent. It is perhaps unsurprising that Oxford Dictionaries named "post-truth" as its 2016 "Word of the Year." This guide can help readers evaluate news sources for accuracy and harmful bias.

Reasons that fake news has become a growing problem include:

These factors reflect a need to carefully evaluate news sources and where and how we get our news.

How to Spot Fake News

IFLA has made this infographic with eight simple steps (based on’s 2016 article How to Spot Fake News)  to discover the verifiability of a given news-piece in front of you." 
The infographic is published under CC BY 4.0.