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Information Literacy: 04. Fight Misinformation

Strategies used to incorporate research skills for the College of Arts and Sciences, the Graduate School of Management, the Pacific Northwest College of Arts, and the School of Computing and Informations Sciences.

Don't rely solely on the content from the site. Move outside of the site to assess the website in question. (3 minute video)

Tools to Spot False & Biased Info


The next time you’re appalled at some social media post, take a moment to do a little digging. Remember to check for biases.

Six Questions of Trusting Media

It can be challenging to figure out whether something is trustworthy. Author, journalist, researcher, and media critic, Tom Rosenstiel, offers six questions used by editors and media producers to edit stories and create web pages to help keep you from being misled.

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