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Video: Website Evaluation - Explained by Common Craft

Based on suggestions and votes from Common Craft members, we just published a new video called Website Evaluation - Explained by Common Craft.  

Website Evaluation Common Craft
About: This video walks through the basics of evaluating a website to find quality information. It encourages viewers to evaluate websites in the way an editor would review an article.  By thinking like an editor, we can be our own gatekeeper and learn to find the most trustworthy information. It teaches:
 
Why editors matter in helping books and newspapers ensure quality information
How the Web has allowed everyone to publish without an editor, creating inconsistency
Clues everyone could learn from editors that help them evaluate a website's trustworthiness
Consideration of bias and controversial subjects