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Evaluating Media Sources: Source Panel Practice

A guide for evaluating social and news media, online sources of information, and identifying bias for Journalism I.

What is Fact-Checking?

What is "Fact-Checking"?

To investigate an issue or claim in order to verify the its accuracy and reliability. Many fact-checking confirm facts given by social and political figures. 

Fact Checking Sites

Fact Checking: Group Work

Fact-Checking in a "Post-Truth" World

The following claims have been made by both public figures and news outlets. It is your responsibility as fact checkers to trace the source of their information and prove how valid or reliable they are. Using THIS CLASS CHART, locate your story, and conduct brief research in order to evaluating the claim, provide sources that either proves it or disproves it, and give it a "Truth-O-Meter" rating (here's some examples)