Sources of Information

Matching exercise

Match the definitions on the right to the expressions on the left.
to filter information
trusted source
to take something with a pinch of salt
to come to your own conclusion
to learn by heart
to feel overwhelmed
fake news
to google
skimming and scanning information
a mixed blessing
a discerning user
a necessary evil
a piece of writing, image, or other item of content published online,
a regularly updated website or web page
to select the kind of information that is relevant or useful
reliable sources written by well-known and respected authors
a personal website or social media account where a person regularly posts short videos
view something with skepticism or not to interpret something literally
decide that something is true after you have thought about it carefully
any kind of emotion from sadness to anger, frustration, amazement, joy or shock or a combination of these and other
false stories that appear to be news, spread on the internet or using other media
to use a search engine to obtain information
reading techniques that use rapid eye movement and keywords to move quickly through text
something that is both good and bad
someone who is able to make good judgements
something unpleasant that must be accepted