For the topic you've chosen, you will need to answer the following questions:
This guide was put together to help you answer the questions above. It will help you:
1) Identify sources that examine the misinformation topic you've chose (secondary sources). Examples might be an article from Newsweek covering the myths associated with climate change or a newspaper story describing misleading information circulating about the opioid crisis. These secondary sources discuss misinformation. They are not the sources of misinformation themselves.
2) Identify sources where misinformation on your topic is spread (primary sources). Examples might include message boards, web forums, or unreliable websites. A disclaimer, some of these sources can include deeply problematic and objectionable material. They are linked here for you to explore how the discourse is being shaped and misinformation is being spread.