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Communications & Media Studies: Evaluating Sources

How Do I Know?

Is it True or Fake?

See also the "For More Help" tab of this guide for other ways to evaluate sources.

Credible Websites? (VIDEO: 3:52 min.) Hartness Library, 2012

Spot the Troll

Spot the Troll, a project out of Clemson University, lets you test your eye for spotting misinformation and fake accounts on social media. As the quiz progresses, you'll learn helpful tips about how to tell if an account is real or not.

Play the Game