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Basic Skills Trace Claims, Quotes and Media to the Original Context

Click through and find

Summary One of the most common and damaging disinformation techniques is false framing — linking a real article but summarizing it in a way that is deceptive The solution? Click through to the article and do a quick web page search for relevant terms. If you find the relevant terms, and the surrounding text supports […]

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Basic Skills Trace Claims, Quotes and Media to the Original Context

Check the date

Summary Even when a source looks good, you have to click through and see the full context. Part of that context is the date published. Old articles might have outdated information, or might give a false impression if read as breaking news. Ideally, unless it was shared with you by someone who is known to […]