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Evaluating News Sources

Evaluation Scorecard

Information to consider about sources you find:

  • What kind of source is it? (book, journal article, website, etc.)
  • Is it popular or scholarly?
  • When was it written?
  • What do you know about the author?
  • What do you know about the publication? Can you find information about the publication's mission, purpose or values on their website?
  • Does the author document their sources?
  • How objective is the content? What kind of descriptive language does the author use? 


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