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Critical thinking is a key skill in information literacy, along with the related skill of media literacy. Discussion of “fake news” has led to renewed focus on these skills and the importance of colleges and universities providing education in these areas. IFLA, the International Federation of Library Associations has provided this infographic with eight simple steps (based on FactCheck.org’s 2016 article How to Spot Fake News) to discover the verifiability of a given news-piece in front of you.
By IFLA (http://www.ifla.org/publications/node/11174) [CC BY 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons