We have a world of information at our fingertips. Anyone with an internet connection can be a reporter and can influence millions of people they'll never meet. It can be huge a challenge to figure out what’s true, what’s false, and what it all means.
We find these critical-thinking techniques are valuable for adults, too, and we like to come back to them when we’re deciding whether to believe something we see or read. We’ve seen smart, well-meaning people spread bad (even harmful) information, and we admit that we’ve probably been guilty of it ourselves.