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Your vote COUNTS! (NE): Viewpoints

Before making a voting decision, it is best to explore both sides of an issue.

Articles

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Websites

Evaluate, evaluate, evaluate

Use PARC for evaluating websites, articles, books and media sources.

Purpose/Point of View

  • Is this fact or opinion?

  • Is it biased?

Authority

  • Who are the authors, sponsors or publisher?

  • What are their credentials?

Reliability

  • Is the information reliable and accurate?

  • Are you able to find the same information elsewhere?

Currency 

  • Is it current enough for your topic? (no more than 3-5 years for some topics)

  • Is the data using current information?