Get Real

fake breaking news headline
  1. Check if the content is the original or if it’s a reposting of the original. This article is an original from the Fox website. You can reverse search images on google to see if the content or similar are found on other sites.
  2. Determine who the creator is and the reputation they hold. Fox journalists wrote the article making them the creators and Fox is seen as reputable a news source as other news sources, like CNN. Connect the dots on media sites and accounts to find the creator, not the person who uploaded.
  3. Think of the motivation of why the piece was created. Fox created this article to distract from President Trump’s tax fraud and put the spotlight on an coverup topic. There are instances when content is created on accident by bystanders.
  4. Research information in the content. I read the Fox article and noticed discrepancies in the facts from the magazine photo shoot. Sometimes background knowledge is enough to see the ‘fake news’ and other times use reputable sources of information.

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