Are you a savvy news consumer? Do you know how to evaluate resources and verify information?
Do you double check facts?
Do you understand what fake news is, and how it works? Who does it benefit?
How does it go viral?
Do you know about media bias? Can/should resources have a point of view?
Is all media inherently biased? What are reporting standards?
When did the concept "alternative facts" enter the public discourse?
Has your curiosity turned to suspicion?
Do you exist in an information bubble or are you willing to consider other ideas?
How do you know who to trust?
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These magazines all provide commentary, which is an opinion. Take in consideration that most editorial boards have a point of view. Check out the "About" section on their websites to see how the publication self-identifies.
These labels are becoming increasingly fluid. Some of these publications can be described as socially conservative yet politically liberal. Others are fiscally conservative yet socially liberal. Beware of labeling something left or right wing without investigating and evaluating. The City Colleges of Chicago has posted an excellent analysis of the political leanings of magazines and journals titled "Consider the Source."
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