From the TED-Ed Lesson, How to Choose Your News, by Damon Brown. View the complete video below.
Do you know a reputable news source when you see one? Can you tell how a particular news outlet is biased? These resources can help you start to figure that out.
Search library databases to see if the news item is carried by reputable newspapers, news magazines, or mentioned in other resources. If so, this can be a powerful way to determine whether or not what you've found online is credible.