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Evaluating Online Information

This guide will provide opportunities for viewers to work through the various techniques and steps of evaluating online information such as things found on websites and social media.

Conspiracy Theory - What is it?

Britannica defines conspiracy theory as "an attempt to explain harmful or tragic events as the result of the actions of a small powerful group. Such explanations reject the accepted narrative surrounding those events; indeed, the official version may be seen as further proof of the conspiracy."

Reid, S. A. (n.d.). Conspiracy theory. Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved March 21, 2022, from