Is it Credible?

Website Evaluation


Website Credibility Rubric

*Use this to guide your choices of websites as you complete your research.


Fake News (Misinformation, false contexts, satire, etc.)



How to Spot Fake News Poster

Courtesy of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)


"Fact" Checking
The following sites are good places to go when you have your doubts about a news story. Be sure to check both sites and also look to see if other news outlets can corroborate the story.



Two FAKE websites
Check out these sites. What do you think? Did they do a good job trying to pull the wool over our eyes?



Journalism Code of Conduct

Journalism Code of Conduct (with detailed explanations)

Main Points
1. Seek truth and report it
2. Minimize harm
3. Act independently
4. Be accountable and transparent.