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The Study of Political Science (50:790:102)

Evaluating News Sources

Evaluating News Sources 

Currency.Relevance.Authority.Accuracy.Purpose

Currency: Is this a recent article?

Relevance: Is the article relevant? Does the content match the headline?

Authority: Who is the author? What are the author's credentials? What is the domain of the website?

Accuracy: Is this article from an reputable and unbiased source?

Purpose: Does this article provoke an emotional response?

See full Evaluating News Sources Research Guide

Check the Source. Confirm the Facts

Types of Mis- and Disinformation

It is vital to understand the types of fake news that exist in order to understand and combat them.

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Spotting Fake News

Evaluating News Sources Workshop Room

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