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Evaluating False News and Misinformation

This Research Guide aims to discuss what False News is. It also shares tools and resources for evaluating False News.

Don't Share Fake Medical Information!


If it's not from a credible source (World Health Organization, Centers for Disease Control, an authoritative medical professional), DO NOT SHARE!

How to Recognize Credible Coronavirus Information

MissStateExtension, "How to Recognize Credible Coronavirus Information." YouTube, 7 March 2020,

Fact-Checkers on Coronavirus

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This box will be updated with debunks of erroneous information re: coronavirus, including false medical advice, rumors of legal and municipal actions, and other related misinformation directly or indirectly related to the pandemic.