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DEPOSITORY OF GOODIES: Evaluating Sources

A generic library guide to house Web 2.0 tool-created content and other content-delivery methods.

Evaluating Sources

"FAKE NEWS"

Instructions:

Please work with a partner. Interpret the articles sets linked below by coming up with an evaluation criteria to distinguish which is the "fake news" article.

A few guiding questions, if you need them:

What parts would you recommend investigating further?

How can you investigate the author’s purpose?

How could we establish credibility?

What could we investigate further to know the social context of when this news item came into existence?

Article Batch #1:

[Please note: Yes, I am trying to trick you a bit, (by adding my own made-up titles to the articles/article links) but for a good cause!]

 

Independent Practice- Article Evaluation Exercise

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