For many of us, we seem to be overtaken by the Social Media land. It is a whole different world, if you move among only the crowds and none of the experts, reports, peer-reviewed articles, critical media, and top-notch reporters.
In comes the News Literacy Project, a national non-profit educational association. at www.newslit.org you can become a lot more educated about quality sources.
Take for example COVID. follow this link to see what it says about being misled or not by news about this virus. https://newslit.org/educators/resources/get-smart-about-covid-19/