This short video from Citizen Literacy introduces the concept of lateral reading, a technique used by professional fact checkers to evaluate online sources quickly.
Citizen Literacy was created by Robert Detmering, Amber Willenborg, and Terri Holtze for University of Louisville Libraries and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 4.0 International License.
The CRAAP test is one technique for evaluating sources. Use it in combination with other evaluation methods such as lateral reading and SIFT.
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