DQ 2 Week 2 - letters. The author states their position on...

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Blog: http://www.thenation.com/blogs/thebeat/1622 Wiki site: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capital_punishment#Public_opinion Web site: http://www1bpt.bridgeport.edu/~darmri/capital.html Week two Electronic Reserve Reading University Library articles located on the student Web site. I found the Blog to be credible because I was able to click on the author’s name and read an entire bio on him, the copyright date was current, and the article was non-biased. I found the Blog informative. Although Wikipedia is not a credible source, there are references at the bottom of the page for further readings about capital punishment. Wikipedia is not a credible source for academic writing due to the fact that the information on this site can be edited by anyone at any time. The website link was a nightmare for me to read with that black background and white
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Unformatted text preview: letters. The author states their position on this issue by openly admitting their position, but adding examples of when they do not agree with capital punishment. I may be wrong, but when an author comes right out and says they are for this or that, it is biased, right? I have no idea who the author is so I could not research the author. This could be a credible source because the author cited their sources at the end of article, and the copyright date was current. The Week Two Electronic Reserve Reading article is a credible source because it was found in the University Library, the authors credentials are at the bottom of the page, and the copyright date is current. Anything found in the University Library is credible....
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This note was uploaded on 05/14/2010 for the course CRT 220 crt 220 taught by Professor Axiacollege during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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