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Briefly discuss 10 ways to determine information credibility on the Internet.

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10 ways to determine information credibility on the Internet:

1. Authority- Research the reputation of the author and/or organization "...that claims responsibility for its content" (G., 2004). This will clarify whether the author has the authority to write the subject.

2. Credentials- Check the author's qualifications. For example; if a website has tips about cooking, what credentials does the author have? Is the author a chef or caterer?

3. Agenda- Check to see the purpose of the information; is it biased, does it have opinions, ...

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