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Fake News: Misinformation, Disinformation, and Malinformation

How to tell real news from fake.

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This research guide was created and maintained by Sarah Cohn, Instructional Services Librarian, until 2018.

Content adapted from Northern Essex CC, Indiana University East, Big Bend CC, and Antioch University. Thank you!


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