As you begin the practice of journalism, evaluating the resources you use in your reporting is key to ensure presenting accurate and useful information. Below you will find tools to guide you in assessing the reliability and relevance of both print and online sources.
Use the CRAAP Test to check the reliability of your resources.
Be aware of the Information Life Cycle
Pay attention to how information travels between and is presented by different media platforms. Where does the reporting stop and the echo chamber begin?
Source: De Montfort University Library
How do you sort through the huge swath of information we are inundated with everyday? What's fact and what's opinion?