The Grim Conclusions of the Largest-Ever Study of Fake News
The Atlantic published an article in March 2018 discussing a study performed by MIT, "The Spread of True and False News Online," that analyzed the creation and dissemination of false and hoax news stories.
MIT Research Brief
MIT's research brief on the study entitled "The Spread of True and False News Online" by Soroush Vosoughi, Deb Roy, and Sinan Aral.
Fake News and the 2020 Election
News Literacy Education
News Literacy Project
The News Literacy Project is a nonpartisan national education nonprofit that provides programs and resources for educators and the public to teach, learn and share the skills needed to be smart, active consumers of news and information and equal and engaged participants in a democracy.
Center for News Literacy
The Center for News Literacy at Stony Brook University is committed to teaching students how to use critical thinking skills to judge the reliability and credibility of news reports and news sources. It is the only center of its kind in the United States.
Fake News and the 2016 Election
From Harvard University
Real News About Fake News
From Harvard's Nieman Lab, a weekly roundup of the "growing stream of reporting on and data about fake news, misinformation, partisan content, and news literacy."
First Draft News
First Draft – a project of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government – uses research-based methods to fight mis- and disinformation online. Additionally, it provides practical and ethical guidance in how to find, verify and publish content sourced from the social web.
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