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Current Events: Intro

Current Events

In our information-saturated world, what is the best way to stay informed about current events? How can you distinguish reliable from unreliable information?

News Sources provide descriptions and links for more than a dozen news sources, from local to national to international.

Behind the Headlines points you toward several excellent resources to help you dig deeper and understand the current and historical context for today's news stories.

Evaluating Sources

When you want to know whether or not a resource will be useful to you, remember to think like A-CRAB. Consider the following qualities:

  • A uthority
  • C urrency
  • elevance
  • A ccuracy
  • B ias

Detecting Bias and Fake News