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Fake News: Navigating to Reliable Information: Home


1. How do you keep up with current events?

2. What does a reliable source look like?

3. Define "truth."

Evaluating Information

Stanford researchers conducted a study on teen's abilities to discern reliable information online. Their findings are discouraging. Read the executive summary of Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Civic Online Reasoning.


"Overall, young people’s ability to reason about the information on the Internet can be summed up in one word: bleak" (Evaluating Information 4).

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