Tag Archives: Information Sources

In what way do you see the #reliability of #TraditionalMassMedia and #PersonalMedia as being different? #WEB206

TUTOR: In what way do you see the reliability of traditional mass-media and so-called personal media as being different? MY RESPONSE (Originally posted on 07/10/2015): My view is that the reliability of the traditional mass-media is generally more trustworthy than that of … Continue reading

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#WEB206 – Web site credibility. Which of these criteria do you feel you have typically relied upon to determine the reliability of a site in the past? Why?

TUTOR: Warnick lays out five criteria cited by lay users as indexes of web site credibility. Which of these criteria do you feel you have typically relied upon to determine the reliability of a site in the past? Why? MY RESPONSE: … Continue reading

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#WEB206 – Where are you going to find #information related to your topic?

TUTOR: What kind of stuff do you think you will need? Where are you going to find information related to your topic? How will you judge if it good or bad information? MY RESPONSE: Hmmm… considering the topic I have … Continue reading

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