Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Fake News: Media Sources

Do You Influence What You See?

Things that influence the information you see include

  • Confirmation Bias
  • Filter Bubbles/Echo Chambers
  • Repetition Theory
  • Information Overload
  • Information Avoidance
  • Satisficing

Want to get better news? Consider where and how you get your news. 

  • Go directly to the news site rather than through a social media site.
  • Visit multiple news sites to make sure you've seen the whole story.
  • Don't just accept the first result you see that agrees with your opinion on the topic.

Types of Media Sources

News Outlet Infograph