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Evaluating Websites: Evaluating News and Claims

When you are researching news/current events/hot topics it is important to adapt your evaluation strategies to include lateral reading of a source.

Lateral reading means you conduct a Google Search to learn more from other sources about your original source.  This is the first step professional fact checkers do when examining a source.

Quick Tutorials with great tips on how to:

Check a Claim

Check a Source

Check an Image