What kind of information am I encountering?
Who wrote it? Who published it? When was it published?
Why was it written? To inform, entertain, or persuade?
Is this information appropriate for the context of how I am using it?
Is the information complete? Are there events, facts, or viewpoints missing?
Who or what are the sources? Are they believable?
Could the source know what they claim to know?
What evidence is presented, and how was it tested?
When was the data gathered? Was the sample large enough and comprehensive?
What might be an alternate understanding or perspective?