Develop a rubric is a set of rules for evaluating something. For example, many instructors use rubrics for grading assignments. Develop a rubric for assessing the degree to which the information on the following sources ranges from fake to genuine.
1. Website: This could be of any kind e.g. informational (e.g. news website), personal websites (e.g. blogs), e-commerce websites, corporate websites etc.
2. Video on YouTube
3. Facebook account/profile
For help on how to create your own rubric, visit https://ctl.yale.edu/Rubrics. Alternatively, you can find readymade rubric templates on the internet that you can adapt for this assignment. In the latter case, make sure you reference the source from which you adapt the template and any other sources that you refer to during your research.
1. You may find watching the TED talk series on “How to navigate questionable information” helpful. It is available on https://www.ted.com/playlists/555/how_navigate_questionable_information. The series consists of 4 videos namely
a. Three ways to spot a bad statistic by Mona Chalabi
b. How to separate fact and fiction online by Markham Nolan
c. How fake news does real harm by Stephanie Busari
d. How to see past your own perspective and find truth by Michael Patrick Lynch