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    With so much information readily available online, it is important to stop and check the information you are going to use.



    Tips and tools

    1) Find out about the source

    • Look at the website 
    • Look at the sites' About Us section
    • Look at how the page looks. Clean, well organized...

    2) Look at the author

    • Is there one?
    • Have the written other pieces?
    • Who do they write for?

    3) Articles provides references and links to check information 

    • Do links works?
    • Do linked sites look trustworthy?

    4)  Google Reverse Image Search

    • Great tool to search Google by images, rather than words.

    5) Information on more than one site or news channel

    • News channels and newspapers should verify the information they report



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