Health & Healthcare, Science & research

Separating Reality from Fake Health News

During this global pandemic, there's a lot of wild and wacky news out there in the world.  This infographic from the International Federation of Library Association and Institutions gives some handy tips for separating the facts from the crap.  In this post, I'll go through those tips with respect to spotting fake health news. Consider… Continue reading Separating Reality from Fake Health News

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Science & research

Separating Fake News From Fact

The term fake news has been popularized by the current U.S. president, but how good are we at distinguishing fact from fiction?  The volume of information on the internet is truly astonishing.  There's quite a bit of good, but also a whole lot of crap.  Sometimes it's fairly easy to tell that a website is unreliable,… Continue reading Separating Fake News From Fact