"Manipulation, disinformation, falseness, rumors, conspiracy theories—actions and behaviors that are frequently associated with the term—have existed as long as humans have communicated. Nevertheless, new communication technologies have allowed for new ways to produce, distribute, and consume fake news, which makes it harder to differentiate what information to trust."
Included in this guide are some websites that fact-check and some points to consider when evaluating.
Kalsnes, B. (2018, September 26). Fake News. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication.