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Sources/further reading:

Cadwalladr, C. (2016, December 4). Google, democracy and the truth about internet search. The Guardian. Retrieved from>
Coler, J., & Sites, P. of F. N. (n.d.). We Tracked Down A Fake-News Creator In The Suburbs. Here’s What We Learned. Retrieved from
Hern, A. (2016, December 6). Facebook reportedly testing new tool to combat fake news. The Guardian. Retrieved from
Kahne, J., & Bowyer, B. (2016). Educating for Democracy in a Partisan Age: Confronting the Challenges of Motivated Reasoning and Misinformation. American Educational Research Journal, 54(1).
Maheshwari, S. (2016, November 20). How Fake News Goes Viral: A Case Study. The New York Times. Retrieved from
Meriam Library, California State University, Chico. (2010, September 17). Evaluating Information - Applying the CRAAP Test. Retrieved from
Soll, J. (2016, December 18). The Long and Brutal History of Fake News. Retrieved from
Valenza, J. (2016, November 26). Truth, truthiness, triangulation: A news literacy toolkit for a “post-truth” world — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch. Retrieved from
Wilkenson, L. (2016, November 28). Another take on information literacy, Bayesian inference, and a possible research agenda. Retrieved from
Zimdars, M. (2016). False, Misleading, Clickbait-y, and Satirical “News” Sources. Retrieved from
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