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Videos shared through social media can quickly go viral, reaching millions. The ease of producing and distributing videos means that virtually anyone can post their views online. As a result, students need to become skilled at distinguishing between credible and dubious sources. In this task, students are asked to evaluate a video on Facebook. Evaluating this video is not a process of simply accepting or rejecting it; instead, students must look for the video's potential strengths and weaknesses.
Crash Course Video #4: Who Can You Trust?
In this video, John Green dives deeper into lateral reading, discussing how to evaluate the authority and perspective of online sources.