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Fake News: Other guides

A look at what fake news is, the consequences and ways to counteract it.

Using news sources LibGuide

Guides - searching news sources

Lexis Library is a legal database but it also provides quick and easy access to full text newspapers from the UK. 

For comprehensive news searching, you should use Nexis or Factiva as these enable you to download multiple articles from your search results list.

The news function on Lexis enables you to search and view multiple articles but they need to be downloaded whilst viewing the full text article,  i.e. one at a time.

Therefore the LexisLibrary news function may be best if you are trying to track down and download one particular newspaper article or if you just want to view various articles online and have no download requirements.

UPDATE: You might notice that the Nexis interface has had a refresh. Have no fear, these changes are largely cosmetic, and the advice in this video is still accurate.

Other universities' fake news guides

Newcastle University - Fake News Guide

Solent University - Fake News Guide

University of Birmingham - Fake News Guide

Open Access Articles

Fakespotting: (Dis)Information Literacy as Key Tool to Defend Democracy

(Media and Communication, 2023, Volume 11, Issue 2)
Edited by José Antonio Muñiz-Velázquez and Claudio Paolucci

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