Sometimes bias and misinformation are easy to spot, often they are not. The more you know about a topic, the less likely you will succumb to bias or misinformation. The biggest challenge is recognizing bias and misinformation in realms we don't know much about.
The best defense against bias and misinformation is skepticism. No statement should be taken at face value. Here are some things to watch for:
How would you rate these statements for either bias or misinformation?