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Fake news: Overview

Source: Black, S. (2020).

Level 1"Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts." (Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Newsweek, 25 August 1986, p. 27.)

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Resource Key

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Brief, basic information laid out in an easy-to-read format. May use informal language. (Includes most news articles)


Provides additional background information and further reading. Introduces some subject-specific language.

Level 3 resourceLEVEL

Lengthy, detailed information. Frequently uses technical/subject-specific language. (Includes most analytical articles)

Fake News | Overview: Keywords

Level 1Keywords
Click on the terms to access a simple definition from Lexico, the online Oxford Dictionary.

Bogus, Clickbait, Disinformation, Fabricate, Fictitious, Hoax, Misinformation, Mislead, Phony, Propaganda

Insert Subject | Overview: Articles

Level 1Articles

Level 2

Fake News | Overview: eBooks

Level 2 resourceUsing eBooks off campus help and instructionsClick on the following book covers to place a hold in the library catalogue or access the book online. If prompted, sign in with your School mConnect user name and password.

Fake News | Overview: Online resources

Level 1 resourceWeb sites

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Level 3 resource

Fake News | Overview: Curriculum alignment

Level 1Victorian CurriculumThis Mentone Girls' Grammar School LibGuide supports the following Victorian curriculum outcomes. Click on the links to explore more.

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