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Passport Event - Health trends: fact or fake?: Home

This guide contains all the links needed for students and instructor for this intellectual wellness passport event.

From Daniel Patrick Moynihan:

"Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts."

Types of fake news and "fake news"

  • Disinformation
  • Misinformation
  • Hoaxes
  • Propaganda and partisanship
  • Parody and satire
  • Native advertising and sponsored content
  • Opinion pieces (not news)
  • Press releases

JMU's Media and News Literacy Subject Guide

Examples to analyze

Using the infographic above, analyze the examples and grade them for quality on an A-F scale.

Evaluating Health News


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Liz Thompson
Room 2311, Rose Library

Passport Event Survey