NSW Department of Education
Tips and advice

Snopes' field guide to fake news sites and hoax purveyors

For teachers
For parents
For students

Key message

Some hoaxes are repeated regularly. A good field guide can help you spot and stop misinformation.

Snopes is an excellent general resource for fact-checking news stories and anonymous anecdotes. In particular, they have compiled a field guide to fake news sites that can help you recognise when a story is from a known fake news site.

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