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Fake News?  How to Tell

Fake News - Indiana University has put together a great site with tips for identifying fake news, with examples. 

Fake News or Real? - NPR has a very informative article on how to self-check the news and get the facts.

Real or Satire? - Paste in a URL to check if it is a satirical site.  Or check their lists of real and satirical sites.

Is it true? Check out these unbiased fact-checking websites:

Snopes
Independent, self-sufficient entity wholly owned by its operators who investigate rumors.
 
Factcheck
Non-partisan, non-profit which acts as a consumer advocate for voters. A project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania
 
Politifact
Independent fact checking website created by the Tampa Bay Times newspaper. PolitiFact has won the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting