May 19, 2017

Common Sense Soapbox #1: Fake News is Old News

Filed under: Media, Politics, USA — Tags: , , , — Nicholas @ 04:00

Published on 18 May 2017

The term “Fake News” gets thrown around all the time, but what is it?

Sometimes it’s just a phrase people use to to discredit information or sources they don’t like. But there are also people who spread misinformation to further their own agenda. So how do you avoid getting stuck in a bubble without being a victim of misinformation?

We give you 5 helpful tips on how to spot Fake News, and use a skeptical eye to assess information.

Written by Seamus Coughlin & Sean W. Malone
Animated by Seamus Coughlin

Check out FEE.org: https://fee.org/articles/fake-news-is-old-news/


  1. As soon as they tied media bias to fake news I thought it was “fake news”! I think I put more trust into Harvard’s Kennedy Center’s objectivity on this subject.


    Comment by Dwayne — May 20, 2017 @ 18:22

  2. It did seem an odd choice to insert at that point of the presentation.

    Comment by Nicholas — May 21, 2017 @ 09:03

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