Credibility, Reliability and Accuracy on the Web

In today’s world, its very important that we are able to distinguish between real news stories and fake ones.

The Librarian’s at The University of Toronto have come up with several suggestions of what to look for in a news story that is found online. Their suggestions were written up in a recent article in the Metro newspaper. 

Here is the link to the University of Toronto Library website:

How do I spot fake news (from U of T Librarians Heather Buchansky and Eveline Houtman)

Here are some websites that can help you determine if a source is credible:

Snopes

Factcheck.org

Politifact

 

 

 

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