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Lateral Reading: Sources

Practice “lateral reading,” a strategy used by professional fact-checkers to investigate the reliability of online sources.

Sources and Further Reading

Wineburg, S., and McGrew,S. Lateral Reading: Reading Less and Learning More when Evaluating Digital Information. Stanford History Education Group Working Paper No. 2017-A1, Oct. 9, 2017.

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