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The Facts About Fact Checking

Join our online discussion group on navigating digital information – scroll down for registration link leading to the session on Zoom, Thursday, Feb. 25, 3:00 pm. 

This group will explore topics including how to fact-check information, how to evaluate sources, and how to distinguish fact from opinion. It is moderated by Katherine Murphy.

Centered on the Crash Course YouTube series, Navigating Digital Information, here is what we will learn in Episode 2, The Facts about Fact Checking :

“We’re off to fact checking school. This time, John Green is teaching you how to fact check like the pros. We’re going to walk through the steps that professionals follow, including figuring out who is behind the information we read, why they’re sharing that information, and what kind of evidence exists to back up the claim. We’ll also talk about the difference between skepticism and cynicism.” 


The sessions will be recorded and available to watch later on our YouTube channel. For more information, email

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