• Evaluating Sources: Examples

    Steer clear of bad information with the 5Ws!

    Test Your Understanding

    Now that you know about the 5Ws, apply your newfound knowledge on these websites. Each pair has one credible website and one misleading website. Can you spot the differences?

    Pair 1

    Dihydrogen Monoxide Research Division

    Drinking Water

    Pair 2

    Cryptocurrency Investments Worsening?

    Crypto Confidence

    Pair 3

    USA Supreme [https://www.usasupreme.com/]

    US Supreme Court [https://www.supremecourt.gov/]

    Try testing you knowledge on these websites. 

    Digital Public Library of America [https://dp.la/]

    The Onion [https://www.theonion.com/]

    Associated Press News [https://apnews.com/]

    KY Department of Fish and Wildlife [https://fw.ky.gov/]

    ProCon.org [https://www.procon.org/]

    Khan Academy [https://www.khanacademy.org/]

    American Communication Association [https://www.americancomm.org/]

    Weekly World News [http://weeklyworldnews.com/category/headlines/]

    Tennessee Research and Creative Exchange [https://trace.tennessee.edu/]