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This self-paced online tutorial will offer strategies and tools for fact-checking news stories based on methods the pros use so that you too can be a savvy consumer of everyday information online.
The SIFT Method by Mike Caulfield provides four quick moves you can do when evaluating an online source. Learn more about using the SIFT method in Check, Please! Starter Course.
After you have decided that a source is potentially useful, read it carefully and critically, asking yourself the following questions about how this research fits your project:
Adapted from Easy Writer (4th ed.)