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Digital Resource Center
Located at the Center for News Literacy at SUNY Stonybrook it provides access to a library of curated curriculum, lectures, and exercises, including a weekly update of fresh materials for college instructors and high school teachers as well as video tutorials and materials for students students to work independently or prepare for a "flipped classroom."
The Verification Handbook is a groundbreaking new resource for journalists and aid responders, which provides step-by-step guidelines for using user-generated content (UGC) during emergencies.
Civic Online Reasoning - COR
Located at Stanford University, COR provides free curated lessons and assessments that help you teach students to evaluate online information that affects them, their communities, and the world as well as a research-based curriculum for helping students deal with the issue of fake news.
A free monthly newsletter from NewsGuard covering misinformation, disinformation, and false news online with exclusive data from five countries.
Founded by Steven Brill and Gordon Crovitz, NewsGuard is an extension you can add to any browser that provides red and green rating icons next to news links on search engines and social media feeds, such as Google, Bing, Facebook, Reddit and Twitter. NewsGuard's goal is to separate sites that are doing reliable journalism from purveyors of false or misleading news or disinformation.
News Literacy in the Age of the Coronavirus
A self-contained lesson on fake news as it relates to the topic of the novel coronavirus. This large (118Mb) PowerPoint presentation contains 57 slides and while focused specifically on the novel coronavirus also goes over what fake news is and provides definitions for such terms as disinformation, misinformation, and malinformation . In addition there are slides that have links to fact checking sites (also found in this guide) and links to sites that provide authoritative information about the novel coronavirus. See also LaGuardia's guide on COVID-19 resources.
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