Idenifying Misinformation

Ways to Help Identify Misinformation or Misleading News

  • Scrutinize domain and URL
  • Read "About Us" section - leadership, mission statement
  • Are professionals with expertise in relevant fields quoted?
  • Are statements attributed to a particular person true? Google to check
  • Do headlines match the story? Watch for misleading headlines
  • Reverse image search to unmask questionable photos