Readings and Blog post for Apr. 9: Too Good to Be True? Is It Fake News?

Please read the following articles and write about them by answering the questions below for your Apr. 9 blog post.  Please be prepared to discuss the readings and your blog post in class.

How to Spot Fake News

Answer these questions on the first article:  What are some fake news sites and how can you spot them?  Name some other ways to spot fake news?

Fake News Experts on How False Stories Spread and Why People Believe Them

Answer these questions on the second article:  What are some things Mark Zuckerberg said FB is going to do to reduce the spread of misinformation on its platform?  How do the Macedonia sites spread fake news on FB?  Who runs theses sites?  What is FB’s role in fake news?  What is Google’s role in fake news?


Watch FB documentary.

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