Unformatted text preview: they were not always entirely accurate. Experts: How to Evaluate
Experts: How to Evaluate Background? Access/ability? Reputation & Reliability? Free of influence? Background
Positions held Access/Ability
Access/Ability Type of Expertise?
First hand? –
Research? Second hand? – What is their source? Reputation
Reputation Known for credible claims? Reputation with whom? Free of Influence
Free of Influence Have a stake in the outcome
Biases: Needs, expectations, values
– Who funds them? Who hired them?
What do they have to lose or gain? Counterverify with a disinterested source Some in...
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