The type of information you use in a situation depends on your purpose or need in that situation. At University you are required to use credible and relevant information sources, such as academic journal articles.
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Keepin' it real - tips and strategies for evaluating fake news - Library guide from William H. Hannon Library, Loyola Marymount University , Los Angeles.
To critique literature properly requires more in-depth engagement with the text. Remember to check with your lecturer and with the learning outcomes of your course to ensure you meet expectations.