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FYE: Foundations of Research (What is Art For? Hoy)

Assignment

 

Verifying the News

In this activity you will practice your online verification skills. Below are three articles. Use the information in the Online Verification Skills videos and the Interactive Media Bias Chart to investigate each article to determine if it is reliable. Be prepared to share your findings in the discussion thread.  

Article 1: Florida teacher writes her own obituary as schools plan to reopen during COVID-19 pandemic

Article 2: Washington, DC, Police Union Moves to Block Release of Body Cam Footage

Article 3: Donald Trump Has A Dream: His Gross Face On Mount Rushmore

Guiding Questions:

  1. How did you investigate the truth of the headline and what did you find?
  2. What is your assessment of the reliability of this source?
  3. Is there another source that you would use?