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Citizen Literacy, created by Robert Detmering, Amber Willenborg, and Terri Holtze for University of Louisville Libraries, is an online toolkit that promotes the development of key information skills for democratic citizenship and features short videos, handouts, and activities.
Huguet, Alice, Garrett Baker, Laura S. Hamilton, and John F. Pane, Media Literacy Standards to Counter Truth Decay. Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation, 2021. https://www.rand.org/pubs/research_reports/RRA112-12.html. Report by the RAND Corporation; includes a list of competencies that instructors can use in the classroom.
The graphic below is based on the CRAAP checklist (Currency, Relevance, Authority, Accuracy, Purpose), from the California State University, at Chico. However, all readers should be aware of the "lateral reading" fact-checking strategy, detailed above!
Benchmarks for Evaluating Quality
Become familiar with the qualities of scholarly / peer reviewed journals, and recognize long-standing reputable newspapers, magazines, and news organizations. Doing so will provide you benchmarks for evaluating information, wherever you find it.