If you spend any time on social media, you’ve seen news items posted in your feed. Most often you see a headline, a photo, and a link. Given so little to go on, how can you determine if this story comes from a reliable news source?
Kate Moody offers helpful guidance for how to take what you know, research what other sources say, and make an informed judgement about the credibility of the source and the story. She also explains why it is so unlikely that a journalist would fabricate a story (spoiler: they would be fired).