Answered By: Brooke Gilmore
Last Updated: Mar 26, 2021     Views: 1

SIFT stands for: 

  • Stop
  • Investigate the source
  • Find better coverage
  • Trace claims, quotes, and media to the original context

The SIFT method for information evaluation is intended to provide information consumers with a critical lens through which to determine if information is reliable, trustworthy, accurate, and truthful. For more information on this method and "the 4 moves," check out this resource from Los Angeles Valley College:

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