Criteria to always keep in mind when evaluating information. These criteria can be applied to information both online and in print.
Who wrote it? What are their credentials or affiliations?
Who is it written for? What kind of language is used?
What is the purpose? To inform? Sell? Sway your opinion?
Is the information presented objectively?
When was it published or written?
How relevant is it to your topic?
Is the information either too specific or too general for your purposes?