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Source Evaluation

information is the currency of democracyThe role of the informed citizen is central to a democratic society. And while information abounds, we face the real and significant challenge of sifting through and evaluating it for our particular needs.

The dissemination of misinformation, disinformation, and malinformation makes it more essential than ever that we are able to effectively seek out differing viewpoints, critically evaluate information, and understand the social, cultural, economic and political processes entwined with information production, dissemination, and consumption.

This guide is designed to help you critically examine information sources for academic and everyday purposes.

 

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  • Last Updated: Feb 10, 2020 4:35 PM
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