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Consider the Source: a critical guide to 100 prominent news and information sites on the Web

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An A-to-Z guide to the best and worst news and information sites on the Web,this unique bookfeatures 100 in-depth, critical reviews, showing what to expect before you log on and revealing the motives and bias behind each resource. Reviews are divided into five sectionsand each review concludes with a rating on a one-to-five scale. ...more
Published 2007 by CyberAge Books, Information Today
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Valerie
i read all of it...even the news sources i don't normally utilize, i read about. in this day and age where the media is coming at you from so many sources and technologies, news is biased and you really need to know where your information is coming from...this book helps you find that out.
Linda
May 04, 2008 Linda rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: news junkies
There are some interesting websites in here but no real surprises. It did give me something to do for several hours online! I wonder how they confined it to 100 information sites, I have several hundred on my favorites list!
Natalie Bowers
Quite possibly once of the best overviews on media and a guide to shifting through the bullshit that we tend to believe is fact :-)
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James F. Broderick is a writer and an associate professor of English and Journalism at New Jersey City University.
After starting his journalism career in rural Indiana, he worked at newspapers and online news services in Cincinnati, Suburban Chicago, New York City, and Jersey City, New Jersey. After receiving his master's degree from Brooklyn College and his Ph.D. from the Graduate Center of the C
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