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Website Credibility Go to Google and search the words "Michael Jackson", take the first two entries, these will be below the news results, and evaluate them. You will need to print 2 sheets and turn them both in. Website Name: _______________________________________________________ 1. Credibility Is there an author listed? _____ Does the author cite sources or a bibliography? _____ Does the author cite formal credentials or experience? _____ Can you contact the author? _____ Do you know who sponsored the page? Are they reputable? _____ 2. Bias Does the site present information in an objective manner? _____ Are all sides of an issue represented, or is this site biased? _____ 3. Audience
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Unformatted text preview: Is the level of the website appropriate to your needs? _____ Does the content cover several topics minimally or one topic in detail? _____ 4. Accuracy Does the site provide documentation for the information provided? _____ Does the site provide information that contradicts other sources? _____ Does the site include an explanation of its research methods? _____ 5. Currency Was the information recently published? _____ Has it been updated or revised? _____ 6. Relevance Does the information add to or support your research? _____ Does the site provide additional links that are also useful? _____ Does the page provide more or less information than you need? _____...
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