MEJO 153: Writing and Reporting

Resources for Student & Instructors Alike

Fact Checking Websites

Stephanie Willen Brown

Stephanie Willen Brown
Park Library, Carroll Hall
UNC's School of Media & Journalism
(919) 843-8300

Lesson Plans

Graphics & Worksheet

Evaluating Sites - worksheetWorksheet on evaluating news sites. Adapted from Evaluating news sites: Credible or Clickbait? Candice Benjes-Small's work.

download Stephanie's version as a pdf.


Infographic for Credible NewsAlternative Facts and Fake News. Blog post about how libraries help battle alternative facts and fake news. From IFLA, the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions. Amazing graphic is available as a pdf and jpg.


Graphic about Fake News

Breaking News Consumer's Handbook: Fake News Edition. Melissa Zimdars, assistant professor of communication and media at Merrimack College talks with Brooke Gladstone about how to be a savvy news consumer in a misinformation-filled world. From WNYC's radio program On The Media (read transcript). On the Media created a great graphic based on their conversation.



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