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Fake news: Poster

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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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.

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

Level 1A critical part of being informed is knowing how to spot fake news and identify what is true and what is false or misleading. In response to the rise of fake news and alternative facts, the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA, 2018) has developed the following infographic to help you to spot and deal with fake news.

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