When evaluating resources, consider if its news or scholarship and take the C.R.A.P. Test -- Currency, Reliability, Authority, and Point of View.
- Modern, historical, timeless
- New event, historical precedence
- Do they even provide a date?
- Just someone's OPINION
- Bias, agenda, perspective
- Author provide citations for quotes or data?
- Who wrote/created it?
- Credentials, i.e. author's education, experience, affiliation?
- Who is the publisher, university, think tank...?
- Does their experience match their topic?
POINT OF VIEW:
- Article's intent, i.e., to sell or persuade.
- What is the web domain, i.e. .gov, .com. .org., .edu.
- Are there ads present?
- Is the author presenting fact or opinion?