BRAIN: Using your BRAIN to evaluate information

Practical tips for evaluating reliability

Tips for evaluating reliability:

  • Are there spelling, grammar or typographical errors?
  • Are all words IN CAPS?
  • Do links work? Are the links balanced and reliable or are they biased?
  • Is there an author listed?
  • Check multiple sources to verify details, facts and quotes.
  • For science reporting: Is it peer reviewed or justified by peer reviewed work?