There are many ways to define fake news. While some people dismiss as "fake news" any information that is unwelcome or unflattering to them, this guide will help you become a more discerning reader and viewer of news media. The links below define some useful categories to keep in mind.
Parody - assumes the appearance of news as a form of humor (e.g., The Onion, The Daily Show)
Misinformation - presents inaccurate or incomplete information for one or more of the following reasons: