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FYE 101 Library Exercise - Fake News: Start Here

FYE 101 Library Exercise

What is media misinformation or fake news? How do you react to news that you read online? Picture of fake news on a laptop

After completing this library exercise, you will be able to:

  • Reflect on your reaction to online news
  • Evaluate news based on an author's credibility and the publisher's reputation
  • Locate additional resources to corroborate online news
  • Make recommendations on what potential readers should know about a publication

                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Image retrieved from

Use the numbered Gold Tabs at the top to complete the exercise.

Wilmington University Library. (2020, June). FYE 101First year experience library exercise guide.

[Revised by M. Jones: June, 2020]