Week 3 Discussion Assignment -Johanna Response - to Scholarly Question

Week 3 Discussion Assignment -Johanna Response - to Scholarly Question

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Johanna: Although would I agree that a substantive resource, where the author is an authoritative figure on the subject, is likely to be fairly reliable even when a peer review has not occurred; I wonder if they are also equally likely to be biased because their professional or academic reputation is at stake? To build upon a view you expressed: If an individual has something to loose or
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Unformatted text preview: something to gain, might that individual be increasingly motivated to argue one side more vigorously, ignore or downplay evidence that supports opposing views or even go so far as to inject pure speculation or unfounded assumptions into the arguments presented?...
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