My local ABC affiliate, KSAT-12, interviewed me recently to talk about the fake news crisis that engulfed us during the election, especially on Facebook. Among other things, digital journalist Ryan Loyd asked me to give readers some tips on how to spot fake news and avoid sharing them through their social networks. I hope you’ll find my fake news spotting tips helpful. Here’s the video:
Dr. Melissa Zimdars of Merrrimack College has created a handy list of “False, Misleading, Clickbait-y, and/or ‘Satirical’ News Sources” that may help you navigate this morass of fakery.