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Recent Interesting links for justifying InfoLiteracy … Fake News or Satire?

These put some meat on the bone:

NPR: We Tracked Down A Fake-News Creator In The Suburbs. Here’s What We Learned

http://www.npr.org/sections/alltechconsidered/2016/11/23/503146770/npr-finds-the-head-of-a-covert-fake-news-operation-in-the-suburbs

Starting January 20, Trump could text you anytime he wants

http://www.businessinsider.com/president-elect-trump-text-america-fema-emergency-alert-system-2016-11

Truth, truthiness, triangulation: A news literacy toolkit for a “post-truth” world

http://blogs.slj.com/neverendingsearch/2016/11/26/truth-truthiness-triangulation-and-the-librarian-way-a-news-literacy-toolkit-for-a-post-truth-world/

 

Report Fake News – Facebook adds new features for flagging fake news

 

How to avoid getting conned by fake news sites

Here’s how you can identify and avoid sites that just want to serve up ads next to outright falsehoods.

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-avoid-getting-conned-by-fake-news-sites/#ftag=CAD590a51e

Facebook’s fake news problem in one chart

facebook fake news chart

7 signs the news you’re sharing is fake

http://mashable.com/2016/11/17/6-signs-of-fake-news/

Download these Chrome extensions that flag fake news on your parents’ computers

http://mashable.com/2016/11/16/fake-news-alert-chrome-extension/

Statcheck: a data-fakery algorithm that flagged 50,000 articles

http://boingboing.net/2016/11/14/statcheck-a-data-fakery-algor.html

“Social Media as a Sensor for Censorship Detection in News Media”

http://www.infodocket.com/2016/11/22/new-research-article-social-media-as-a-sensor-for-censorship-detection-in-news-media/

New Report from Stanford on the Trouble Students (K-12 and Higher Ed) Have Judging The Credibility Of Information Online

http://www.infodocket.com/2016/11/22/stanford-researchers-find-students-have-trouble-judging-the-credibility-of-information-online/

 

“Post-truth” is the Oxford Dictionaries word of the year

http://boingboing.net/2016/11/16/post-truth-is-the-oxford-d.html

News or Not

News or Not

Fake Or Real? How To Self-Check The News And Get The Facts

http://www.npr.org/sections/alltechconsidered/2016/12/05/503581220/fake-or-real-how-to-self-check-the-news-and-get-the-facts

Why conservatives might be more likely to fall for fake news

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/12/07/why-conservatives-might-be-more-likely-to-fall-for-fake-news/

 

How to Spot Fake Reviews on Amazon, Yelp, and Other Sites

All “fake news” is not equal — but smart or dumb, it all grows from the same root

Satirical fake news used to save us from the stupidity of mainstream news. Now fake news isn’t funny; it’s scary

http://www.salon.com/2016/12/11/all-fake-news-is-not-equal-but-smart-or-dumb-it-all-grows-from-the-same-root/

How Data And Information Literacy Could End Fake News

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kalevleetaru/2016/12/11/how-data-and-information-literacy-could-end-fake-news/#56070ffa3335

This Is How You Can Stop Fake News From Spreading On Facebook

It takes just a few steps and it’s totally worth it.

https://www.buzzfeed.com/craigsilverman/heres-how-to-report-fake-news-on-facebook

A Finder’s Guide To Facts

http://www.npr.org/2016/12/11/505154631/a-finders-guide-to-facts

Stephen

Posted on: December 9, 2016, 6:20 am Category: Uncategorized

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