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Fake Website examples fom EasyBib
Fake ABC News website
Fake website designed to look like the actual ABC News website, including a similar logo.
Buy An Ancestor Online
Fake website that advertises "Here and now, at prices less than you ever imagined - you can buy an ancestor - complete with copies of authenticating documents".
Fake website for an island off the coast of Florida where 1000s of dogs live happily and freely.
Fake website for an actual city in Minnesota.
The Ova Prima Foundation
Fake website dedicated to determining which came first - the chicken or the egg.
Save the Endangered Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus
Elaborate fake website for a non-existent creature called the Tree Octopus. Provides links to legitimate websites.
Presents links to articles from the right, center, and left political point of view on major news stories of the day
According to their About Us page, this is a "nonpartisan, nonprofit “consumer advocate” for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics. We monitor the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews and news releases. Our goal is to apply the best practices of both journalism and scholarship, and to increase public knowledge and understanding."
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NCCCLA Fake News resources padlet
A collection of resources compiled by community college librarians across North Carolina
Metro State Library Tools for Spotting Fake News
From Metropolitan State University, Saint Paul, MN
Building a curated list of resources for libraries and library workers in the resistance.