D.I.G.

The acronym D.I.G. will help you remember the three easy steps for online literacy. As citizens of the net, we should want to dig deeper than one image political memes and photoshopped “news” articles. “A survey found that 75 percent of ... searchers do not pay heed to the quality of the information they find” on the internet. At Critical Linking you can train yourself to recognize the power of the average internet user– There is strength in numbers: you can be part of the movement to help distinguish between truth and misinformation. 

 

DEVELOP critical thinking skills

IDENTIFY the author

GAUGE how the content and your own views may be biased