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FYS1010

Is it true?

Is it true? 

Find the link associated with your assigned group activity letter. View the attached item, and using the resources on the Propaganda, Misinformation & Disinformation page, or the library resources on the Diving into the Deep Web page, see if you can find a resource that supports or disputes the claim made in your group's item. Be ready to defend the authority of your source!

Consider-

What is the essential claim?

How would you categorize this information: fact, anecdotal, empirical, propaganda, misinformation, disinformation?

What source of information might provide you with evidence--a statistic, a published research study, government legislation?