Tag Archives: information literacy

Polarization, Fake News, and Confirmation Bias

We live in a country is that is increasingly polarized socially and politically. Much of this polarization is exacerbated by the existence of “fake news” and other incomplete or even outright incorrect sources of misinformation. The primary reason that these … Continue reading

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Podcast: The CRAAP Test

In this episode, Associate Dean of Libraries Shedrick Pittman-Hassett discusses the CRAAP method for evaluating authoritative sources.

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Not Necessarily the News

By VOA News – voanews.com, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=53671547 “There are no facts, only interpretations.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche The term “fake news” has been bandied about fairly liberally these days. In the glut that makes up our daily intake of information, … Continue reading

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