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English Composition 1001

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Source Analysis Discussion

 Who is the author?
 Who is the sponsor/publisher of this site?
 Who is the intended audience?
 What is the purpose of this text?
 What is the viewpoint in the content?
 What are some of the presentation features - e.g. visual, layout - of the content?

Fact Checking Tips

Investigate the site: mission, about, and contact info.

Do a search on the author or organization.

Click on supporting sources: does information actually support content?

Read beyond a single site: find what experts have to say.

Check your own beliefs & bias: are these affecting your judgement?

Closing Activity

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