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A Fact Checker's Guide to the Internet: 3 Habits of Awesome Researchers: Move 3: Look for Trusted Work

This guide will support you and educate you in the tools of Internet research with an eye towards the truth. Invest your time into stories, info, and facts that are true and valid and prevent you from being fooled.


You're not wedded to the story or "fact" that came to you. Go out and find a better story and invest your time in that.

Mike Caufield

The Skill Explained

Trading Up

Trading Up refers to when we look for coverage of an event from another source that we already trust. Entering a search into Google and clicking on the News tab is helpful for Trading Up.