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The Information Timeline

The type of information available about an event changes with the passage of time.

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The Information Timeline

  1. 1. THE TYPE OF INFORMATION ABOUT AN EVENT CHANGES WITH THE PASSAGE OF TIME. THE INFORMATION AVAILABLE ABOUT AN EVENT DEPENDS ON WHEN THE EVENT OCCURRED.
  2. 2. THE DAY THAT SOMETHING HAPPENS SOURCES OF INFORMATION: TELEVISION, RADIO, INTERNET
  3. 3. ONLY BASIC INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE. THE DAY THAT SOMETHING HAPPENS
  4. 4. SOME OF THE INFORMATION MAY BE INACCURATE THE DAY THAT SOMETHING HAPPENS
  5. 5. ONLY THE BASIC FACTS: WHO, WHAT, WHERE THE DAY THAT SOMETHING HAPPENS
  6. 6. NO EXPLAINATION OF WHY SOMETHING HAPPENED THE DAY THAT SOMETHING HAPPENS
  7. 7. IN THE DAYS AFTER AN EVENT NEWPAPERS WILL BE THE SOURCE INFORMATION.
  8. 8. MORE DETAILS WILL BECOME AVAILABLE NEWSPAPERS
  9. 9. A LOOK AT WHY AN EVENT HAPPENED NEWSPAPERS
  10. 10. MAY INCLUDE COMMENTS FROM EXPERTS AND GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS NEWSPAPERS
  11. 11. WRITTEN FOR THE GENERAL PUBLIC NEWSPAPERS
  12. 12. IN THE WEEKS AFTER AN EVENT Popular and mass market magazines will be reporting about an event.
  13. 13. More detailed information will be available. POPULAR MAGAZINES
  14. 14. There will be analysis explaining why something happened. POPULAR MAGAZINES
  15. 15. Magazine articles will not have detailed citations for the sources used. POPULAR MAGAZINES
  16. 16. The information will have been written for the general public. POPULAR MAGAZINES
  17. 17. IN THE MONTHS AFTER AN EVENT Months later trade magazines will publish articles about an event.
  18. 18. Current news, trends and products in a specific industry. TRADE MAGAZINES
  19. 19. TRADE MAGAZINES Practical information for professionals working in the field or industry.
  20. 20. TRADE MAGAZINES Author is usually a professional in the field, or someone with subject expertise.
  21. 21. TRADE MAGAZINES Articles directed toward professionals in that line of work.
  22. 22. TRADE MAGAZINES Articles may contain specialized terminology or jargon.
  23. 23. IN THE YEARS AFTER AN EVENT Scholarly journals, books, conference proceedings, and reference sources such as encyclopedias.
  24. 24. SCHOLARLY JOURNALS Scholarly articles are written by researchers, professors, or students and are published in research or academic journals.
  25. 25. Scholarly articles have the highest level of credibility. They have been put through a system of review where other experts in the that field check the article for accuracy. SCHOLARLY JOURNALS
  26. 26. Authors are experts, scholars, and researchers with significant knowledge in the subject area. SCHOLARLY JOURNALS
  27. 27. The articles are written for professors, researchers, students, and other professionals in the field. SCHOLARLY JOURNALS
  28. 28. The articles will use scholarly language, as well as technical or specialized language. SCHOLARLY JOURNALS
  29. 29. The articles will cite the sources used and contain a bibliography. SCHOLARLY JOURNALS
  30. 30. REMEMBER THE TYPE OF INFORMATION ABOUT AN EVENT DEPENDS ON WHEN THE EVENT OCCURRED.

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