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News Gathering and Investigation: Check Your Facts

Elements of Verification

This "Verification Application" was developed with the help of The University of Missouri's Reynolds Journalism Institute, the News Literacy Program at SUNY Stony Brook, and a leading games designer.  This is an interactive learning tool to better understand making choices with regards to verifying sources. Click on the image below to see what you would do.

Fact Checking

Having accurate information is essential in news reporting. It is always necessary to check that facts and information reported in a story are accurate. Here are a few resources that provide a starting point for this important step:

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