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Online News - You Be the Judge

Hype? Spin? Satire? Fact? How much should you trust any news article?

These tools and tips can help you decide for yourself.

Ask Questions

Evaluate any news source with these basic questions.

Investigate the news

Fake news -- tips for telling real news from fake news and clickbait.

Surveys - tips to determine whether a survey is valid.

Hate Speech -- how journalists define it.

Explore In-Depth

Have time for a full investigation? Examine news sources in depth with these tools.

Real or fake? A step-by-step tool for investigating videos:

Resources for understanding journalism ethics and best practices:

Choose Your News

Understand news in today's world with this 5 minute TED Talk.