There are tons of quotes from famous people out there — and a lot of them are just plain wrong. Author Garson O’Toole has dedicated himself to setting the record straight.
Journalism School, UNC, Librarian.. on Fact Checking.. really good resource!
Source: Checking Facts – MEJO 153: Writing and Reporting – LibGuides at University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Try a search on “Obama” and pick recent to see some “fake news” listings.. my check just now showed no one was fact-checking a reported post on Obama increasing the national debt… just one example…
A free tool known as ‘Hoaxy,’ developed by Indiana University’s Center for Complex Networks and Systems Research, aims to provide a better understanding of how fake news makes its way across the internet.