Librarians Develop a Post-Trump Fact-Checking System: Critical Linking, March 10, 2017

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According to the CRAAP test, a 20-year-old article written by a PR firm, for example, would be less valid than a three-year-old statement made by an American president in a published memoir.

But now, due to President Donald Trump’s Twitter comments dismissing legitimate sources of information, including multiple attacks on The New York Times, the ALA is making some changes to the test’s criteria.

This is so important, especially since now we can’t trust .gov sources to be factual.


The 74-year-old man is being charged with third-degree criminal mischief after pouring a red liquid over several copies of Kardashian’s photography book “Selfish,” NBC Connecticut reports.

“Six copies of the books were destroyed in the massacre and could not be revived,” the Glastonbury police department said.

Massacre!


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