Step 1: Source Background:
Who wrote it?
Where did you find it?
Other Views of topic/issue?
What did you expect after the title?
Step 2: the Source Itself
What is the topic/issue?
What is the thesis or argument?
What are the assumptions of the author about its readers?
Step 3: Voracity of Writer
Is the writer an expert on the subject?
Any detectable biases?
Where did the facts come from?
Are the sources reliable?
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