Running Head: FAKE NEWS SOURCES
Fake News Sources
FAKE NEWS SOURCES
In the contemporary world, it is becoming harder to identify which news presented on
various social networks is correct and which ones are fake. There are numerous social media
platforms where people go to search for the latest news. Moreover, some malicious people in the
society take advantage of the people’s involvement in social networking to post fake news.
However, there are still news platforms that provide reliable news reports to the public. A good
example is the BBC news which provides international news reports to the people. There are
certain features that an individual can look at to determine the reliability of a news article. This
paper attempts to show how news reports from a BBC can be said to be reliable.
A news report from a BBC site was centered on explaining how slavery looks like. The
article dated May 2016 gives reports on current issues. The first essential feature is the URL and
domain of the social site belonging to BBC. The URL presented as www.bbc.co.uk news shows
that the report is indeed from the BBC news house. Moreover, the inclusion of the UK shows
that its origin can be traced back to the UK nation.
Secondly, the article’s heading matc...