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This guide will help you to judge the veracity of the news you consume every day.

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Purpose of this guide

It's often difficult to determine the authenticity of news articles, social media posts, photographs, and other sources of information. This guide offers some useful tips and advice on spotting lies, partial truths, propaganda, biased reporting, and "fake news."

Browse the tabs to find books, articles, videos, and websites that will assist you in assessing various forms of "news."

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