This is what scholars do - they have conversations about knowledge, including debates in which credible sources argue with each other. Most truths in the world are complex, and there is seldom "one right answer" to a complex question.
These questions start your your assessment. Next, review authority and argument.
Everything wthat conveys information--an article, a video, a book, a film, a website--has at least one author. The author can be a person, or it could be an institution.
A newspaper, an academic journal, a website belonging to:
People gain authority in different ways. Individuals may have:
Some questions to guide you as you assess the credibility of the argument:
Let’s say I disagree with Maria, and I’m trying to convince you she’s wrong and I’m right. I could either:
Which approach would be more convincing to you?