The first move is the simplest. STOP reminds you of two things:
This first step reminds you to STOP when you feel strong emotion, surprise, or just an irrepressible urge to share something. Then use the other moves you'll find described in this guide.
Now let's try it...
Is there information you've encountered recently where you could have stopped and questions or stopped and reflected before sharing?
Using a notebook or Google doc, write about a recent experience with information you encountered where you either:
a) stopped and considered the source or
b) should have stopped and taken more time to ask questions.
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