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Upward Bound: Evaluating

Is It Fake or Is It Real?

Ten questions towards a more informed you:

  1. What is the title?
  2. Does the headline sound unrealistic?
  3. Is the source reputable?
  4. Is the author reputable?
  5. When was the story published?
  6. Where did the facts and data come from?
  7. Where did the images come from?
  8. Is the story biased?
  9. Have you cross-checked the story?
    • Have you done your fact checking?
    • Have you done your image checking?
    • Have you examined another viewpoint?
  10. Would you share this document? Why or why not?