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Evaluating Information

Watch this short video to learn how the CRAAP test can help you evaluate information.

Now, Use the CRAAP test to help you evaluate your sources.

Fake Or Real? How To Self Check The News And Get The FactsFake News Invasion

  • Pay attention to the domain & URL
  • Read the "About Us" section
  • Look at the quotes in the story
  • Investigate who is quoted
  • Check the comments
  • Reverse image search*

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This infographic shows the complexity in understanding "fake" and what is "real information."

News Quality

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Our advice? Double and triple-check the information you have found and are considering using. 

How? These sites help. 

Facts MagnifiedFact CheckSuccess