Misleading and inaccurate information can be found everywhere. It is important to always take a moment to consider and think about where the information is coming from. Use the tips on this page to help you evaluate informational sources like websites, newspapers, and magazines.
Evaluate your information using the CRAAP test. Based on what you discover, go back, brainstorm, and do more research.
Information is instantly available, often as an event unfolds we are watching it occur. As we move farther from the time an event occurred, different types of information sources emerge.