If you're writing about a hot topic, you might try using another source evaluation tool other than the CRAAP Test.
IF I APPLY is a method of evaluating sources, which begins with self-reflection and takes into account your own feelings and biases on your topic.
Evaluating With the CRAAP Test
When you search for information, you're going to find lots of it . . . but is it good information? You will have to determine that for yourself, and the CRAAP Test can help. The CRAAP Test is a list of questions to help you evaluate the information you find. Different criteria will be more or less important depending on your situation or need.