DQ 1 - the internet I really do not consider blogs to be...

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When it comes to finding information on things that interest me or things that are happening in the world I do rely very heavily on the internet. I am a technology junkie and I spend a lot of time in front of my computer as well as utilizing my smart phone. There are a lot of times when I need an answer to something I just goggle it and find the answer with very little searching. For academic purposes I utilize the schools library or I use the local libraries here in my town. I have found that the schools library is full of information but often times it becomes time consuming going through all of the articles and trying to figure out which ones you can utilize. When I am using the articles within the school library I use only scholarly and peer reviewed sources since these have been prescreened. As for reliable sources this is a big one since anyone can share their opinions on
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Unformatted text preview: the internet. I really do not consider blogs to be reliable since anyone can publish a blog and make it seem like they know what they are talking about. I have had classes where we have had to read from blogs, and the schools uses them, but I myself have a hard time considering them reliable. I find that reliable sources are journals that focus on one specific topic with the writings being done by professional in that profession. I have a hard time finding news sites to be reliable because a lot of the time there is a bias involved and you are not always getting the whole story. I have also found the government websites are reliable sources and in one of my other classes made use of the Census website many times for information....
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