A Finder's Guide to Facts, NPR, December 11, 2016.
Evaluating Information - Applying the CRAAP Test, Meriam Library, California State University.
Currency: The timeliness of the information.
Relevance: The importance of the information to your needs.
Authority: The source of the information.
Accuracy: The truthfulness and correctness of the content.
Purpose: The reason the information exists - inform, teach, sell, entertain or persuade?
Stern, Joanna. "Facebook Feed Fix: See More of What You Want, Less What the Bots Want; the Social Network Insists it Knows what You Want to See; it's Time to Fight Back and Diversify Your Feed." Wall Street Journal (Online) Dec 16 2016. ProQuest. Web. 4 Jan. 2017.
I'M VAIN = Acronym For Evaluating Sources In News Articles
I =Independent sources are better than self-interested sources.
M =Multiple sources are better than single sources.
V =Sources who Verify are better than sources who assert: "I know" vs. "I believe."
A/I =Authoritative and Informed sources are better than uninformed sources.
N =Named sources are better than unnamed sources.
From the Center For News Literacy, Stony Brook State University.
Guide from the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions.