Learn how to evaluate sources by "reading laterally."
Lateral reading is when you look outside of your source to seek additional information about a source's credibility, reputation, funding sources, and biases.
When looking at an unfamiliar source, open a new browser tab and search for information about that source.
Learn how to read laterally by applying the strategies below to your evaluation.
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