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They said what? Is that true? Learn some basic skills in the fine art of fact checking.


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Developing a Mental Tuning Fork for the Credibility of a Claim

Developing a mental tuning fork for the credibility of a claim, gaining an instinct for when to trust and when to doubt a source - these are two critical components of becoming a confident and effective researcher. - Barbara Fister, The Devil in the Details: Media Representation of "Ritual Abuse" and Evaluation of Sources, 2002.

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