fake news

Demand truth, not junk news: Lessons of ‘PizzaGate,’ ‘IdiotGate’

CNN Atlanta headquarters

Recent threats to journalists, like the one against CNN from a 19-year-old in Michigan, may have been empty, but we shouldn’t take them any less seriously.
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Let’s focus on real journalism — not so-called “fake news”

Trump at news conference

President Trump’s “Fake News Awards,” the latest stunt in his anti-press campaign, contribute to a lessening American commitment to a free press.
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We’re a big part of the fix for ‘junk news’

Individual consumers bear just as much responsibility as social media companies in the fight against junk news.
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Newseum and AAUW Partner on Media Literacy Education Initiatives

NewseumED and American Association of University Women

Free online resources developed by NewseumED and AAUW provide timely guidance on identifying and avoiding junk news.
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Newseum Celebrates Media Literacy Week

NewseumED-Facebook partnership

As revelations unfold daily about the destructive impact of fake news, the Newseum emerges as a leading provider of media literacy education.
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Newseum Partners With Facebook on Media Literacy Initiative

NewseumED-Facebook partnership

The partnership will allow the Newseum to reach an even wider audience with its resources on fighting fake news and misinformation.
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NewseumED to Visit Palo Alto High School to Pilot Fake News Class

Palo Alto High School in Palo Alto, Calif.

The class is part of the Newseum’s response to increasing demand for media literacy education.
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