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Media Literacy K-12

Resources for Evaluating Information

Browser Plugins/Apps for Detecting Fake News


  • Doubt it or Trust It by The Canadian Journalism Federation’s NewsWise. An online game in which you guess if something is fake or real.
  • fakeOut 
  • Fake It to Make It  Set a financial goal and write fake news stories to meet it.
  • Bad News Spread misinformation via a choose-your-own-adventure setup.
  • Factitious  From American University, a game in which you sort real news from the fake stuff.
  • Newsfeed Defenders Become a social media admin and get your group's profile recognized as a beacon of accuracy and focus with this game.
  • Reality Check (MediaSmarts)