UMass Amherst Librarian Creates Online Guide for Spotting Fake News

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

By Diane Lederman  dlederman@repub.com (Featured on masslive.com) 

AMHERST - University of Massachusetts Law and Public Policy Librarian Lisa Di Valentino was asked to create a website to support a journalism class on news literacy taught by Steve Fox.

But Di Valentino hopes the information amassed "on this one-stop shopping site" is for anyone who wants to weed through the myriad stories, charges and counter-charges of facts and truths frequently found online.

The website is titled "Fake News: A collection of resources to assist readers and researchers in spotting fake news and fake news sources."  Click to read more.

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