chat loading...
Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Atomic Bomb Debate: Welcome

Strategies/Techniques for Handling Hot Topics

People with talk bubbles

Conducting academic research on hot topics can be tricky. Make sure you

  • choose your sources carefully (avoid misinformation) and understand the author's intentions and/or bias.
  • stick to the facts and logic in your own argument or discussion
  • recognize the emotional aspect of dealing with controversial topics

For more information, visit the Media Literacy Research Guide.

How to Spot a Fake News Story - Huffington Post

Information Disorder by Democracy Digest, August 14, 2018

Types of Information disorder, venn diagram

Sites and Tools for Fact Checking

Logo for Factcheck.org Snopes Logo

PolitifactLogoAllSides LogoGoogle fact check tools logo

mediabiasfactcheckFull Fact logo

 

Today's Hours

Updated News!

The Library is currently open 8:00 - 5:00 Monday - Friday. Learn More

 

Subject Guide

Profile Photo
Laurie Robb
chat loading...
Contact:
Instructional Librarian
South Campus, 8am-5pm
704-216-3544
laurie.robb@rccc.edu

Reverse Image Search

Tin Eye logo