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Current Events

This guide will help you navigate the current events in the world around it.

Introduction

When we google a topic, what we find does not always reflect reality. We live in a Filter Bubble- our internet activity influences the results we get. This is called a filter-bubble. These sources will help you understand the filter bubble.

Filter Bubbles

Confirmation Bias

At times, our own point of view get in the way of finding accurate information. This is called "confirmation bias."

 

Video Guides

Given filter bubbles and confirmation bias, what can we do? The answer is thinking critically about where we get our news and what we read.

This video from TED-Ed talks about how to choose your news sources, thinking critically about them.

 

This video will give you resources for thinking critically about what you read:

 

 

This video will help you evaluate whether to use websites or not when you read.

 

Web Resources

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