Clickbait and Hoaxes
These websites also have bits of true stories but insinuate and make up other details to create an emotional response, typically anger or fear. Most of these are conspiratorial in nature, are very unreliable, and frequently shared on social media. The stories often feature outrageous headlines in all capital letters.
Imposter News Sites
These websites are designed to look like legitimate sites and incorporate some facts into their stories, but the articles are false.
CBS News.com.co (NOT CBS News)
News BBC.net (NOT BBC News)
Satire websites may be interpreted as news out of context, but the stories are not real and meant to be humorous.
Polish some of the research skills that will be necessary for research, writing, and presentation across multiple academic disciplines.
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