In addition to careful evaluation of websites when completing assignments, it is also important to evaluate information you get from news sources, both online, in print and through social media. This is especially true for current issues in the news that are often controversial and for which there are many different viewpoints. Some news is intended to be misleading. Sometimes this type of news is called "Fake News". There are other words that are used often to describe different types of Fake News. Expand your vocabulary by learning these words:
Propaganda - information, especially biased or misleading, that is used to promote or publicize a particular political cause or point of view.
And don't forget these words: