Evaluating News Sources

Identifying fake, misleading, and biased news sources.

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The resources below supplement the information and links on the Evaluating News and News Overview pages.

Activities & Lesson Plans

Reliability of sources tutorial screenshotReliability of Sources discusses what makes information reliable and explores one model for evaluating reliability (CRAAP). Students learn to point out and apply criteria that can be used to judge the reliability of information.

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