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Misinformation, Disinformation & Fake News

This guide will help you understand misinformation using useful checklists, fact-checking tools, library resources, and other sources.

Videos on Reseach & Disinformation

A series of seven videos, developped by the University of Iowa Libraries, that explore the problem of disinformation and how to deal with it as an information consumer.

1. Defining our Terms


2. Bias is a Red Herring


3. The Dangers of Disinformation

4. Expertise Matters

5. Lateral Reading (part 1)

6. Lateral Reading (part 2)

7. Final Thoughts