When using a media resource such as those listed below, be sure to check on the credibility of the publication/website and/or the author's credentials.
Mediabias/Factcheck rates the factual reporting and bias of media sources. Use the search feature on the top right of the page to check the bias of any source. Enter the name or url of the resource in the search box; then click on the name in the results list to view the ratings. (See link below.)
Examples of media resources:
New York Times, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Huffington Post, NPR, The Guardian,
Buzzfeed, Bustle, The Daily Beast, The Feminist Wire, Jezebel, Medium, Refinery29, The Ringer, Salon, Slate, Vanity Fair, Variety, Vox, Vulture
To evaluate a source of information, try the following CAARP test:
Currency: the timeliness of the information
Authority: the source of the information
Accuracy: the reliability, truthfulness, and correctness of the content
Relevance: the importance of the information for your needs
Purpose: the reason the information exists
Note: This test was developed by librarians at CSU Chico.