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PSYC 200 Life Span Psychology (Carrick): Evaluating News Sources/Popular Media

How to Identify Credible News/Popular Media

1.  Check the Author. What is their background and qualifications.

2. Consider the Source.  Is the source familiar to you?  Check the "About Us" section and look at contact information.

3. Check the date.

4. Check your biases.

5.. Supporting sources.  Click through links.