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Information Literacy in an Era of Alternative Facts & Fake News

This guide provides background information, links, suggestions, and tools from outside organizations to help users in navigating potential fake news

Lessons, Activities, Materials, and more

Activity: Evaluate Bias & Quality of Media Sites

Vanessa Otero created and posted this diagram which ended up being shared widely via social media.

Otero's diagram on media bias

Discuss the diagram in class and then use this blank version of the diagram to have students do their own evaluation of where certain media organizations fall using this criteria. Assign them to look at certain organizations and have them paste the logos where they believe they rate.

Blank version of Otero's diagram

Activity: Unconscious Bias Exercise