It is crucial to evaluate and verify your sources before sharing them, using them in your assignments or projects or communicating them to others.
S.I.F.T. is one of the methods that can help you evaluate information, especially news or other online media.
Investigate the source
Find better coverage
Trace claims, quotes and media to the original context
Try one of these quizzes to see how well you are able to distinguish real news and articles from the fake ones.
Know the difference between Misinformation, Disinformation and Propaganda
Misinformation is information that is false, but the person who is disseminating it believes that it is true. It is unintentionally false.
disinformation, false information, misleading information, deception;
Disinformation is information that is false, and the person who is disseminating it knows it is false. It is a deliberate, intentional lie.
"the entire Western intelligence system had been systematically manipulated with clever disinformation"
information, especially of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote a political cause or point of view.
"he was charged with distributing enemy propaganda"
information, promotion, advertising, advertisement, publicity, advocacy;