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How to Fact Check Like a Pro: Home

How to Spot Fake News

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Leif Pierson  903-510-3149       

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How Fake News Can Harm You

Many Believe Fake News Articles

Studies have shown that many Americans cannot tell what news is fake and what is real. This can create confusion and misunderstanding about important social political issues.

Fake News Can Affect your Grades

Professors require that you use quality sources of information for your research assignments and papers. If you use sources that have false or misleading information, you may get a lower grade.

Fake News Can Be Harmful to Your Health

There are many fake and misleading news stories related to medical treatments and major diseases like cancer and diabetes. Trusting these false stories could lead you to make decisions that may abe harmful to your health.

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