- Post-truth--Oxford English Dictionary's [OED] 2016 Word of the Year. Definition: When "objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief.”
- Fake news--Added to the OED in 2019, yet even though it gained traction during the 2016 election season, it strikingly it's been around since 1890.
Disinformation (noun): "false information deliberately and often covertly spread (as by the planting of rumors) in order to influence public opinion or obscure the truth"
Propaganda (noun): "ideas, facts, or allegations spread deliberately to further one's cause or to damage an opposing cause"
- SchoolJournalism.org's "6 Principles of News Literacy"
- Teaching Kids News "Fake News" Resources
- The Center for News Literacy
- News Literacy Project (especially Checkology & InfoZones from Checkology)
- Common Sense Media: Turn Students Into Fact-Finding Web Detectives
- Poynter.org's article 7 Games to Teach Kids Fact Checking
- How to Spot Fake News video from FlackCheck.org
- Seven Standards of Quality Journalism from the News Literacy Project
- TED-Ed's "How False News Can Spread" by Noah Tavlin
- PBS's News Literacy-Social Studies Shorts for grades 3-5, 6-8
- News Literacy Project's Classroom Activity: Is it “checkable”? for grades 4-6
- News Literacy Project's Critical observation challenge: Was Elsa really arrested? for grades 4-6
Fake news definition image from this OED tweet: https://twitter.com/OED/status/1181991604170694658, All other images created at canva.com