Learning to recognize pseudoscience begins with taking "a scientific approach to life." The Science Toolkit section from UC Berkeley's Understanding Science 101 covers how to recognize and critique media messages related to science.
Find more tips in the video and articles below, and on the "Evaluating Sources" page of this guide.
Several scholars and journalists have compiled lists of fake news sites, including those that share pseudoscience. Here are some of the best:
The following video tutorial covers how to identify and analyze different types of misinformation, and provides some strategies for evaluating news sources and finding more reliable information on the internet (from off campus you will need to log in using your Pipeline username and password):