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Controversial Issues: Fact Checking & Evaluating Sources

Ideas for hot or controversial topics to write about for classes.

General Web Evaluation: use SIFT

When you use information from websites, it's important to evaluate the source for its credibility. Ask yourself why you should use the article. The video below explains a simple method for evaluating information.

"SIFT: Evaluating Web Content” YouTube, uploaded by d'Alzon Library, 18 December 2020, 4:27 minutes

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Check out our research guide dedicated to fact-checking, fake news, and media literacy:

Fact Checking Websites

These sites are non-partisan, and great for quick-checking claims on any "news" media.

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