The Internet Is Reliable And Objective? Essay

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How do we tell if the information we find on the internet are reliable and objective? When we do a research paper, we need reliable sources to support our main idea. And also we need the website that has real information. When I do my research paper, I personally like to go Grossmont online library databases to find my sources because I feel more trustful and it seems to be a reliable source. However, Google is the most popular website that people use to find any information. A bunch of results show up after searching. And this is how we check a website if it comes from a reliable and appropriate source.
First, we can learn from looking at the URL link (web address), the domain name can help you prove if the information has been published by a credible source. For example, the link end with “.ac.uk” means it is published by a UK university. The link end with “.edu” means it is published by an American university. “.com” means it is a commercial sites. “.gov” means it is published by government sites. Second, before trusting any sources, we should think about these following questions: Who is the websites intended audience? Academics? The general public? Is the name of the publication obvious? Does it look like a professional publication? See if it has spelling errors? Is the text well written and grammatically correct? Are other points of view explored? Can you tell when the information was published?
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