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Hospitality Management: Accuracy

Considerations

Is the information supported in other resources? Explain.

Yes         No          

 

(Explain)                                      

Is there a bibliography/list of work cited?

(Note: This might be links to other online articles.)

Yes         No  

What types of sources are cited? How many?

 

(How many?) (What types?)

Tools

1. Use the DigiPo app to search Google other sites discussing the information

  • Highlight information  
  • Hover over highlight material
  • Right click
  • Select Search Google for...          

2. Search to see if images portrayed in the article have been used on other sites.

  • Right click on the image
  • Select Search Google for image
  • Check to see if and where image
    has been used (before and after the
    publication of this article

3. When is this considered a "fact"

  • Something generally not disputed
  • Told by people in a position to know
  • Who are inclined to tell the truth

More Advanced Techniques

1. Use DigiPo extension to see if fact checking sites have evaluate the claim/statement. (Note: Not all sites have been fact checked.)

(Currently not functioning properly)  

Fact Checking Sites: (Palmer Report Article)

  • Snopes
  • Politifact
  • Poligraph
  • Washington Post Fact-Checker

site: snopes.com Donald Trump owns stock in the Tomahawk missiles he used in Syria

 

2. Check to see if the Media Bias Fact Checking Icon gives you information about the site. (North Carolina's Discriminatory Voting ID Law)

  • Click on the MBFC icon
  • Read the bias description and information about the site                                    

3. B.S. Detector: Will indicate if the source has been determined to be trustworthy.

  • Click on the BS Detector icon
    (Note: It is not always available)
  • An indication bar will appear at the top of the page
  • This page is not considered reliable
  • It is considered to be CLICKBAIT (It contains many places that encourage users to click to go to other sites)

4. Check Hoaxy to see if claims made on social media sites are the original or if they have appeared on other social media sites.

  • Select phrase or sentence
  • Paste in to Hoaxy search
  • Look for related instances
  • Note dates and how many times accessed