University Writing CC1010: Credibility/Reliability?

Be Aware of Bias/False News

TED Video: How False News Can Spread 

Blue Feed, Red Feed (from Wall St. Journal)
http://graphics.wsj.com/blue-feed-red-feed/

LibGuides, Research Strategies, Fact Checking

Compiled by Science Librarian Jim Crocamo, jc2120@columbia.edu

 

University of Toronto Libraries - guide to spotting fake news

https://onesearch.library.utoronto.ca/faq/how-do-i-spot-fake-news
 

How Stuff Works - How to Spot Fake News

http://history.howstuffworks.com/history-vs-myth/10-ways-to-spot-fake-news-story.htm
 

“How to (seriously) read a scientific paper”
http://www.sciencemag.org/careers/2016/03/how-seriously-read-scientific-paper


Factcheck

http://www.factcheck.org/2016/11/how-to-spot-fake-news/
 

“Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education” (from Association of College and Research Libraries)

http://www.ala.org/acrl/standards/ilframework
 

Stony Brook University School of Journalism’s Center for News Literacy

http://www.centerfornewsliteracy.org/
 

Indiana University East Library’s Guide: Fake News

http://iue.libguides.com/c.php?g=595482&p=4119773
 

Pace University Library’s Guide: Real News vs. Fake News

http://libguides.pace.edu/fakenews
 

John Jay College of Criminal Justice Lloyd Sealy Library Guide: Fact Checking, Verification and Fake News

http://guides.lib.jjay.cuny.edu/fakenews
 

Harvard Library’s Guide: Fake News

http://guides.library.harvard.edu/fake
 

Cornell University Library’s Guide: Evaluating News Sources

http://guides.library.cornell.edu/c.php?g=620317&p=4319651
 

Penn State University Libraries fake news guide:
http://guides.libraries.psu.edu/fakenews

 

Indiana University East fake news guide:

http://iue.libguides.com/c.php?g=595482&p=4120560
 

Gustavus Adolphus College library:

http://libguides.gustavus.edu/FakeNews
 

California State University Chico:

https://www.csuchico.edu/lins/handouts/eval_websites.pdf
 

Columbia University Libraries: Journalism subject guide
http://library.columbia.edu/subject-guides/journalism.html

 

The News Literacy Project

http://www.thenewsliteracyproject.org/
 

The Psychology of Climate Change Communication

http://guide.cred.columbia.edu/

Context - how did we get here and why does it matter?

 

Evaluating Information: The cornerstone of civic online reasoning
Stanford History Education Group:

https://sheg.stanford.edu/upload/V3LessonPlans/Executive%20Summary%2011.21.16.pdf
NPR article on Stanford study:

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/11/23/503129818/study-finds-students-have-dismaying-inability-to-tell-fake-news-from-real
 

“Inside the Macedonian fake news complex”

https://www.wired.com/2017/02/veles-macedonia-fake-news/
 

Wired.com themed issue - The News In Crisis
https://www.wired.com/tag/news-in-crisis

 

“Inside a Fake News Sausage Factory: ‘This Is All About Income’”

https://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/25/world/europe/fake-news-donald-trump-hillary-clinton-georgia.html?_r=0
 

“Solving the Problem of Fake News”

http://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/solving-the-problem-of-fake-news
 

ACRLog: Information Literacy and Fake News

http://acrlog.org/2017/01/22/information-literacy-and-fake-news/
 

How Facebook’s News Feed Algorithm Works

http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/cover_story/2016/01/how_facebook_s_news_feed_algorithm_works.html
 

Anatomy of clickbait

https://www.wired.com/2015/12/psychology-of-clickbait/
 

“Before Jon Stewart” (from Columbia Journalism Review) - fake news vs. bad/wrong news

http://archives.cjr.org/feature/before_jon_stewart.php
 

Angela Cochran’s Article in The Scholarly Kitchen: What we can Learn from Fake News

https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2016/11/15/what-we- can-learn-from-fake-news/  
 

Sarah Hicks of the ALA’s Office for Intellectual Freedom’s Blogpost

http://www.oif.ala.org/oif/?tag=fake-news
 

Donal A. Barclay’s PBS Newshour’s Column: Can librarians help solve the fake news problem?

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/updates/column-can-librarians-help-solve-the-fake-news-problem/
 

“Evaluating Information; The Cornerstone of Civic Online Reasoning” by the Stanford History Education Group

https://sheg.stanford.edu/upload/V3LessonPlans/Executive%20Summary%2011.21.16.pdf
“Post-truth: Study epidemiology of fake news” by Adam Kucharski

http://www.nature.com.ezproxy.cul.columbia.edu/nature/journal/v540/n7634/full/540525a.html
 

“Fake News” in Journalism Practice Vol. 10 , Iss. 7, 2016 by Irina Khaldarova and Mervi

Pantti

http://www.tandfonline.com.ezproxy.cul.columbia.edu/doi/full/10.1080/17512786.2016.1163237

Meta-LOL (just for fun)

“Facebook User Verifies Truth of Article by Carefully Checking It Against His Own Preconceived Opinions”

http://www.theonion.com/article/facebook-user-verifies-truth-article-carefully-che-54790