CRAAP Test

justfacts.com

C: Most of the posts have not been updated regularly.
R: Depending on what a person’s topic of interest is, the information on this website could potentially be relevant. Topics on this website range from sex trafficking to racial issues.
A: The posts found on the website are actually written by the owners of justfacts.com. They provide contact information along with donation information for the website.
A: Because the information posted on the website is not regularly updated, I would not consider justfacts.com an accurate source of information.
P: According to justfacts.com, the purpose of the website is “to research and publish verifiable facts about the leading public policy issues of our time.”

factcheck.org

C: This website is updated regularly.
R: The website contains a significant amount of political information. This is relevant to anyone looking to keep up to date with political issues.
A: Factcheck.org is funded by the Anneburg foundation. Every article contains the name of the author and the sources are cited.
A: I would consider this website to be fairly accurate because of how well cited every article is. The website display the dates of when the articles were posted along with when they were last updated.
P: According to factcheck.org, the purpose of the website is to “reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics” by monitoring “the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews and news releases.”

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