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Our "E.S.C.A.P.E. Junk News" poster helps you be a better, more informed media consumer. It gives you crucial questions to evaluate information, such as "Do the facts hold up?" and "What's the big picture?" You can download the poster, and a DIY bookmark with the handy acronym, for free. If you are an educator, you can find the accompanying lesson plan here.

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