WHAT TO LOOK FOR ON WEB SITES
• Who is the author, owner? Individual? Corporation? Government?
• First check the domain (.gov, .edu, .com, etc.)
• When last updated?
• Where do they get their information? Citations, sources, reports?
• How in-depth?
• Point of view? Biased?
• To educate? Inform? Persuade? Entertain? Sell?
• Intended Audience
Who is the publisher?
General population or age level?
Specialists in the field, academics?
Vocabulary specific to topic and assumes prior knowledge?
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