How to check online information?


The SIFT method is a step-by-step plan that you can follow to determine the reliability of claims and (news) reports. Discover what this four-letter word stands for and how you can apply the method yourself.

This poster was created as part of the teaching package Factcheckers. This method was co-developed by Nieuwscheckers (Leiden University).

SIFT method

This poster provides young people and adults with tips to easily fact-check online messages.

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SIFT method
How to check online information with the SIFT method?