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Unformatted text preview: re outdated Historical revisionism • Extremist groups create hate sites • Real groups skew history Skewing History Skewing Selective use of facts Denying proven facts Inventing facts Using confusing jargon Using irrelevant arguments “Ad hominem” attacks (i.e. attacking your credibility or intelligence) “The 6 As of Web Evaluation” Authority Accuracy Approach • Purpose of website? • Is info subjective or objective? Age • Last updated? • Dead or broken links? Audience Level Accessibility • Under construction? • Is appearance in sync? Citing Web Sources (MLA) Citing Online scholarly project: Stahmer, Carl, ed. "The Shelley Chronology." The Romantic Chronology. Romantic Circles, U of Maryland, 2007. Web. 20 Sept. 2010. Entire site: "New Media @ the Center." The Writing Center at the University of Wisconsin­Madison. U of Wisconsin­ Madison Writing Center, 2009. Web. 19 Sept. 2010. Citing Web Sources (APA) Citing Webpage: Research Initiatives. (2008). Retrieved January 11, 2010, from MIT, Comparative Media Studies website, http://cms.mit.edu/research/index.php...
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