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How to Evaluate Information Sources: Fake News Poll

Viewers will learn which criteria to use to evaluate resources

Mozart vs. Beyonce

Mozart outsold Beyonce in CDs in 2016

Is this information true?
Yes: 102 votes (19.28%)
No: 380 votes (71.83%)
Not sure: 47 votes (8.88%)
Total Votes: 529

Michael J Fox

Back to the Future IV' confirmed by Michael J. Fox

Is this information true?
Yes: 96 votes (23.02%)
No: 240 votes (57.55%)
Not sure: 81 votes (19.42%)
Total Votes: 417

Child Smoking Cigarette at Soccer Game

A child was spotted at a soccer game smoking a cigarette

 

Is this information true?
Yes: 86 votes (51.5%)
No: 68 votes (40.72%)
Not sure: 13 votes (7.78%)
Total Votes: 167

Man Catches Cellphone on Roller Coaster

Man catches cellphone in mid-air on roller coaster

Is this information true?
Yes: 118 votes (72.84%)
No: 31 votes (19.14%)
Not sure: 13 votes (8.02%)
Total Votes: 162

Costco Coupon

Costco is giving away $75 coupon

Is this information true?
Yes: 96 votes (23.02%)
No: 240 votes (57.55%)
Not sure: 81 votes (19.42%)
Total Votes: 417

Spotted Zebra

Zebra Born with Spots Instead of Stripes

 

Is this information true?
Yes: 73 votes (19.68%)
No: 216 votes (58.22%)
Not sure: 82 votes (22.1%)
Total Votes: 371

Renting Textbooks on Amazon

Amazon allows U.S. customers to rent certain textbooks for a fee

Is this information true?
Yes: 115 votes (66.86%)
No: 32 votes (18.6%)
Not sure: 25 votes (14.53%)
Total Votes: 172

Boy Has Over 500 Teeth Removed

Indian boy has over 500 tooth-like structures removed

Is this information true?
Yes: 74 votes (45.68%)
No: 63 votes (38.89%)
Not sure: 25 votes (15.43%)
Total Votes: 162

Apple Notifies Users Over Suspicious Activity

Apple notifies users over suspicious activity on their accounts

Is this information true?
Yes: 98 votes (70.5%)
No: 28 votes (20.14%)
Not sure: 13 votes (9.35%)
Total Votes: 139

Woman Pecked to Death by Rooster

An Australian woman was pecked to death by her rooster

Is this information true?
Yes: 64 votes (40%)
No: 74 votes (46.25%)
Not sure: 22 votes (13.75%)
Total Votes: 160

Martian Life

Former NASA Scientist Says Life Found on Mars in 1970s

Is this information true?
Yes: 102 votes (19.28%)
No: 380 votes (71.83%)
Not sure: 47 votes (8.88%)
Total Votes: 529

FBI Warning on SmartTVs

FBI Warns That Smart TVs May Spy on You

Is this information true?
Yes: 73 votes (19.73%)
No: 216 votes (58.38%)
Not sure: 81 votes (21.89%)
Total Votes: 370

Australian Fires Photo

Photo of Australian Fires Taken By International Space Station

Is this information true?
Yes: 76 votes (20.49%)
No: 213 votes (57.41%)
Not sure: 82 votes (22.1%)
Total Votes: 371

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