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Internet News, Fact-Checking, & Critical Thinking

Journalism and library resources

Why this Guide?

We are bombarded with news and information every day. 

  • What skills do you need to evaluate what you find on the internet?
  • How do you distinguish the good from the bad, what is biased, misleading, distorted, or outright false? 
  • How do journalists handle this issue?
  • How do you evaluate how much privacy you have on the web?

This guide provides a variety of journalism and library resources to help you become a more savvy and critically-informed online news consumer.

Use the left menu to explore these resources and build your information skills.

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