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A Field Guide to "Fake News" and Other Information Disorders

This repository contains all the files and documentation necessary to reuse, remix and translate this field guide. All of the material is released with the CC-BY license (see below).

If you just want to download the PDF version of the guide, please visit the official website:

http://fakenews.publicdatalab.org/

What is inside

The repository is structured in three main folders:

  • Assets contains all the images, such as visualizations, protocols maps, and so on. They are saved in Adobe Illustrator CC 2017, and they are not compatible with previous versions.
  • Layout contains all the InDesign files needed to build the book. They are saved in InDesign CC 2018, and are not compatible with previous versions. It also contains all the needed fonts.
  • Texts contains the texts for the five chapters of the book. They are named Chapter_X where X represent the number. Chapter_0 contains cover page and the introduction, while chapter_6 contains conclusions, glossaries and acknowledgements. Texts are in .md format, a popular markdown format. See below (in How to edit texts) for markdown convention used in the text.
  • Output contains the latest build of the book in .pdf format, and the images for visualizations in .jpg format.

How to contribute

If you spot any kind of error, or if you want to translate or modify the book, please read carefully this page:

Contributing guidelines

It contains our guidelines for editing texts, visualizations and the layout.

License

The content of the guide is released under the Creative Commons Attribution License (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/). This means you can freely share, adapt and draw on this work as long as you give credit, as per the terms of the license. The license applies on texts and graphics contained in this book.

If you reproduce or draw on material from this guide, we’d be grateful if you could credit and link back as per the following statement:

This article draws on A Field Guide to "Fake News" and Other Information Disorders, a collaboration of the Public Data Lab and First Draft. For further details see: http://fakenews.publicdatalab.org