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.
Elihu Burritt Library homepage
Research Help
In person | Chat | Email
Phone: (860) 832-2060

Evaluating Sources

Use this guide to help you evaluate your sources

Online News You be the Judge

Use these tools to help you decide how much you should trust an article.

Is it hype or satire?

Investigate The News

Fake news -- tips for telling real news from fake news and clickbait.

Surveys - tips to determine whether a survey is valid.

Hate Speech -- how journalists define it.

Explore In Depth

Have time for a full investigation? Examine news sources in depth with these tools.

Real or fake? A step-by-step tool for investigating videos:

Resources for understanding journalism ethics and best practices:

Choose your news

Report a tech support issue

Elihu Burritt Library
(access via Harold Lewis Drive)
Central Connecticut State University, 1615 Stanley Street, New Britain, CT 06050

CCSU Home | Central Pipeline | CentralSearch / Catalog | Sign In to CentralSearch | Search Library Website