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Finding Reliable News Sources: Contemporary Research

This guide provides an overview on how to determine if news sources are reliable.

How Americans Navigated the News in 2020: A Tumultuous Year in Review (Feb. 22, 2021)

Combating Misinformation In Under-Resourced Languages (Dec. 17, 2020)

Gen Z Is Eroding The Power of Misinformation (Sept. 15, 2020)

Americans Who Mainly Get Their News on Social Media Are Less Engaged, Less Knowledgeable (July 30, 2020)

'Fake News' Increases Consumer Demands for Corporate Action (April 7, 2020)

On Twitter, False News Travels Faster Than True Stories (March 8, 2020)

No, We’re Not Living in a Post-Fact World (Jan. 7, 2020)

Americans Trust Local News. That Belief Is Being Exploited. (Nov. 4, 2019)

Pew Research Center- Journalism & Media (June 17, 2019)

Industrialized Disinformation: 2020 Global Inventory of Organized Social Media Manipulation (Jan. 13, 2021)

AI Can Predict Twitter Users Likely to Spread Disinformation Before They Do It (Dec. 14, 2020)

COVID-19 Related Infodemic and Its Impact on Public Health: A Global Social Media Analysis (Aug. 11, 2020)

Exposure to Social Engagement Metrics Increases Vulnerability to Misinformation (July 28, 2020)

Analytic-Thinking Predicts Hoax Beliefs and Helping Behaviors in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic (March 30, 2020)

Fake News Shared by Very Few, But Those Over 65 More Likely to Pass on Such Stories, New Study Finds (Jan. 7, 2020)

AP-NORC/USAFacts poll: Americans struggle to ID true facts (Nov. 14, 2019)

The Global Disinformation Order: 2019 Global Inventory of Organised Social Media Manipulation (Oct. 8, 2019)