"It’s important to stay informed, engaged and even outraged. But it’s also necessary to pay attention to our own limits and mental health by taking breaks, looking for signs of burnout, connecting with our families and consuming news in the smartest way possible."
Resources for spiritual wellness from Emerson's multifaith Center for Spiritual Life.
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"This is an unabashedly practical guide for the student fact-checker. It supplements generic information literacy with the specific web-based techniques that can get you closer to the truth on the web more quickly." - from the author, Michael A. Caulfield
Focuses on COVID-19 "infodemic" of misinformation and disinformation on the pandemic. Relevant strategies for any type of fake news. Also includes interpretation of the podcast as a comic strip. Accessed April, 24, 2020.
The Palgrave Handbook of Media Misinformation provides a comprehensive and cutting-edge resource on the critical debates surrounding fake news and misinformation online. Spanning all continents and linking academic, journalistic, and educational communities, this collection offers authoritative coverage of conspiracy theories, the post-Trump and Brexit landscape, and the role of big tech in threats to democracy and free speech.
Nonprofit organization Ad Fontes Media maintains this chart by rating representative articles with a panel of analysts who represent left, center, and right political positions. Sources are rated for both accuracy of information and political bias.