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Fake News: Finding Real News

How to tell real news from fake

OCC Library Databases & Guides

Use Oakland Community College Library databases to find news from reputable sources. Here are some places to start.

Media Bias

Even typically reliable sources, whether mainstream or alternative, corporate or nonprofit, rely on particular media frames to report stories and select stories based on different notions of newsworthiness. The best thing to do in our contemporary media environment is to read/watch/listen widely and often, and to be critical of the sources we share and engage with on social media.

Here are some websites that can help you identify media bias.

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