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Navigate away from your information source in order to see what other sources say about the person or organization who is responsible for the information you are evaluating. Here’s how:
Using a search engine, type wikipedia after the domain name of a site, or after a person’s name, to show the wikipedia article at the top of your search results.
If you have doubts about the quality of claims on the webpage you are viewing, or want to find out whether a certain claim is true or false, use other news sources and fact-checking sites to verify information about the claim.
Use reliable fact-checking sites to verify claims:
Enter the claim you are trying to verify followed by the name of a fact-checking site to see any articles about the claim on the site at the top of your search results.
Enter the claim you are trying to verify in the Google search bar and click the News tab of your search results in order to confirm that other news sites are reporting the same story.
Confirm claims by searching them in large, nationally-known news sources. Free, full-text access to major daily newspapers is available to Skyline students, staff, and faculty. Such as: