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News Literacy: News Views & Fact Checking Resources: Think “SHEEP” before you share.

Think “SHEEP” before you share.

Source - What are they about?  Follow the money.
History - Do they have a reputation to uphold? What do they risk?
Evidence - Saying something does not make it so.*
Emotion - Are they manipulating you with moral-emotional language?
Pictures - Visuals often bypass our critical thinking.

*"The most determined hoaxers or propagandists can use a network of sites or accounts to make a claim seem more widespread or well-supported than it really is."

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