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Fake News

Learn more about Fake News and Real News resources and how to distinguish them!

Real News

"Real news" is written by professional journalists who adhere to ethical guidelines for gathering and writing the news.  Examples of journalistic codes of ethics:

NPR Standards of Journalism

  • accuracy
  • fairness
  • completeness
  • honesty
  • independence
  • impartiality
  • transparency
  • accountability
  • respect
  • excellence

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Also take a look at the following:

Society of Professional Journalists code of ethics

New York Times Code of Ethics



Source: “Journalists and their Codes of Ethics .” Real News/Fake News: Real News, Berkeley Library: University of California, 19 Dec. 2017,