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Quiz: Can you spot the fake news stories?

By Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 12th, 2018 @ 8:08pm


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THE NEWSROOM — The second full week of the new year was another week filled with big news stories.

Deadly mudslides wreaked havoc in southern California. President Trump had some questionable comments about foreign countries. And locally, LDS Church members said goodbye to a prophet.

Stay on top of the media bombardment and keep your media literacy skills sharp with today’s edition of KSL.com’s weekly fake news quiz. The quiz features a few quotes and headlines from current events in the national news scene.

Some of the questions are headlines taken from articles around the internet, and some questions feature quotes from prominent people.

Take the quiz below to see if you can figure out which statements or headlines are genuine and which are made up or misleading. Good luck, newshounds!

If you can’t see the quiz below, click this link to take it.


Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com
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