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The Scots Can Save Us All

Came across a great Scottish government conference that provides links to some important perspectives on misinformation and information literacy sites. The conference is at www.tinyurl.com/sglibraryfakenews The sites they mention are:


www.firstdraftnews.org – non-profit, university-based group formed in 2017. Has offices around the world. CUNY Journalism school in NYC. “Protect society from harmful misinformation.”


www.fullfact.org – London-based fact checking, non-profit.


https://www.bbc.com/news/topics/cjxv13v27dyt/fake-news Good set of examples about fake news from BBC News.


www.cilip.org.uk. Library and Information Association in the UK. Professional site.


https://librarydevelopment.group.shef.ac.uk/storyline/questioning/fake-news-game/story_html5.html Good slide-show with examples of recent fake news stories and how to spot them.



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