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Evaluating Web Pages

SIFT Method

SIFT method

Use these 4 moves to better understand if what you are consuming is factual & trustworthy!

Stop​

  • Do you know the website or source of the info?​
  • What is the reputation?​

Investigate the Source​

  • Who is the author? What makes them an expert?​
  • What is the agenda?​

Find Better Coverage​

  • What are other sources saying on the topic?​
  • Is there a more trusted source covering this topic?​

Trace ​Claims, Quotes, & Media to Original Context

  • What is the original context of the content?​
  • What is missing?