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Evaluating News Sources

In this guide, you will find information, tools, and tips to evaluate and verify fact-based news sources.

If you would like to learn more about the psychology behind why people share and believe information that is not true, check out these videos on Confirmation Bias and The Backfire Effect.

Josephine Bergmann       
3:32 Explains confirmation bias.

Skeptic Magazine      
4:33 Discusses the Backfire Effect and ways to fight it.