Reports from Harvard and other universities:
From the Shorenstein Center at the Harvard Kennedy School, links to peer-reviewed articles.
From the Nieman Foundation at Harvard; several articles on fake news and news literacy
Stanford University study on high school and college students (lack of) news literacy
Report from Tow Center for Digital Journalism, Columbia University
Selected News Articles:
Media's Next Challenge: Overcoming the Threat of Fake News (New York Times)
For the 'new yellow journalists', opportunity comes in clicks and bucks (Washington Post)
Sites for Journalists:
Fact-Checking Sites and Plug-Ins
- BS Detector (Chrome, Firefox, Safari)
- Fake News Alert (Chrome)
- This is Fake (Chrome, for Facebook feed)
Tips for Analyzing News Sites
Tips for analyzing news sites, and an informal list compiled by Dr. Melissa Zimdars, Assistant Professor at Merrimack College.