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Types of News

There are many different types of news reports out there in the world. Many get lumped under the "fake news" umbrella, even though they really aren't fake. So what types of news exist? 

 

It's important to remember that Media Bias is NOT fake news. There is fact being reported in the story, but that fact is being interpreted with a particular viewpoint. Just because you may not agree with what they are saying, it doesn't mean that it is fake. 

Fact-Checking Websites

Why Do Our Brains Love Fake News?

Here’s How Fake News Works (and How the Internet Can Stop It)

Test Your Skills

Does It Pass the CRAAP Test?