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Media Literacy Guide

This Guide will support Media Literacy education with the intention to promote awareness of media influence and take an active stance towards both consuming and creating media.

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Library Service Desk

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Land Acknowledgement

The shared Nipissing University and Canadore College campus sits on the territory of Nipissing First Nation, the territory of the Anishnabek, within lands protected by the Robinson Huron Treaty of 1850. We are grateful to be able to live and learn on these lands with all our relations. 


Fact-Checking Tools

There are a variety of ways people can check on the sources of online information. Beyond evaluating the details of the site itself, try simply googling the title of the information and adding Fake to see if the information has already been called into question. Another method is to use a dedicated Fact-Checking site such as those listed below. While this is not a comprehensive list, it is a few sources to help you evaluate information.