GOLD - Creative Circus Student Show Spring 2017


Social media has made it easy for misleading and error-filled news stories to quickly spread.

How can The New York Times, a newspaper that prides itself on publishing news that’s fit print,

help people make sure what they’re reading is trustworthy?



Web Browser Extension: Grading & Criteria

There will be different levels of grading ranging from Trustworthy to Fake. Users can also learn more about grading by looking at the criteria used to assess every article.

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The New York Times will spread clickbait that will redirect back to the extension.


We wanted to bring misleading headlines into real life. 

Art Director: Katy Wells

Copywriter: Chiyeung Lau