70% Chose the Ad

By Stanford History Education Group

Stanford asked 200+ students which provided stronger evidence about policies to solve climate change: A sponsored post for an oil company with an infographic or a news article. 


70% chose the ad. 


In this task, students are presented with two articles from the same online news outlet and asked which is a more reliable source. Students must identify who is behind the articles and consider potential conflicts of interest in order to successfully evaluate the articles.

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