There are many types of "fake" news. Determining whether news is fake or not often depends of the intent of the author and the evidence behind the claims found in the article. News can be fake because:
Bias is defined by Oxford Dictionary as "Inclination or prejudice for or against one person or group, especially in a way considered to be unfair."
Media bias is the bias or perceived bias of media and news agencies within the mass media in the selection of events and stories that are reported and how they are covered.
The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) has created a top ten list of online fact-checkers. A few are listed below.
Take this quiz to see if you can tell which real headlines are "real" news and which are "fake" news.