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Looking out for fake news

NewsWise for families

Check the source, find out which news companies are reporting it, don’t trust all the pictures and watch out for rumours - try out our fun activities to become fake news detectives!
The NewsWise navigator will help you decide if you can trust what you are reading. Download it to use while you complete these activities
Become fake news detectives!
Can you tell real reports from suspicious stories? Try our new headlines quiz to find out!

Create your own fake or real paddle to vote!
Investigate two stories in more detail - can you use your detective skills to work out if they are real or fake?

Remember to check the source (find out where the story came from) and check the coverage (see if other news companies are reporting it).
Watch out for rumours disguised as facts!
BREAKING NEWS! A gorilla has escaped from London Zoo!

Can you sort out the facts from the rumours and guesses and use them to create your own breaking news bulletin?
Don't trust pictures on the internet!
Lots of pictures online are not what they say they are! Here are two common things that might have happened to photos on the internet.
Try our activities to see how pictures can mislead us
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