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Six questions that will tell you what media to trust

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You may encounter media today from any number of sources, from traditional news sources to social media to email.

How do you know what to trust?

Ask these six questions and they will unlock whether something is trustworthy.

It’s easier than you think. They will make you a more critical thinker and save you from being misled. (These come the book “Blur: How to Know What to Believe in the Age of Information Overload” by myself and Bill Kovach).

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American Press Institute

The American Press Institute advances an innovative and sustainable news industry by helping publishers understand and engage audiences, grow revenue, improve public-service journalism, and succeed at organizational change.