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ERAU Hunt Library

Evaluating News Sources

In this guide, you will find information, tools, and tips to evaluate and verify fact-based news sources.

Factitious

Factitious was developed at the American University Game Lab.  It presents an article and you must determine if it is real or fake.  You have the option of seeing the source of the article.

   

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Factitious was developed at the American University Game Lab.  It presents an article and you must determine if it is real or fake.  You have the option of seeing the source of the article.

Instructions:

Can you tell real news from fake news? 

  • Swipe right or click on the checkmark if you think the article is real
  • Swipe left or click on the x if you think the article is fake
  • You can click on the "Show Source" button and it will show you the URL of the article