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the reading for the week listed five questions that can be used to advantage in seeking to evaluate the reliability of online sources:
1.What is the purpose and affiliation of the organization or author related to the article?2.what are the author;s credentials?3. is the information current? when was the information last updated?4.Does the information cross-reference well with other sources?
5.Does the source contain bias without evidence to back up the claims?
Based on the above questions, Elaborate on the authorship of one of the sources that you consider reliable.
woudln't the author's credentials be consider reliable.

  • com220 -

    It sounds as if you need to take one online source you have found for the assignment and evaluate it according to the five criteria listed.

    When you have YOUR IDEAS written up for all five of these areas, please re-post, and someone here will be happy to comment and give you feedback.

    If you're not clear on any of these five areas, go through the Criteria section in this website:
    http://lib.nmsu.edu/instruction/eval.html

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