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ECO 208: Prof. Bushati's Classes: Websites

Websites

Evaluating Websites

Before you use material from the Internet, evaluate the site.


WHO- is the author or sponsor?

Is it a reliable person, site?


WHAT- information is provided?

Does it match other information from valid sources?


WHEN- was the information posted/updated ?

Is it current?


WHERE- does the information come from?

Is it a reputable source such as .edu or .gov?


WHY- is the information there?

Is it there to inform and educate without bias?

Company Information and News from Company Websites

Many companies provide a great deal of information on their websites.

Material about the company's leadership, financial strength and other business-related data is generally found under:

  • Investor Relations, Investor Information               

                                  OR                          

  • About the Company, Our Company, About us

For example on Amazon.com, the company information can be found at the bottom of the website.


Google Search

Google Web Search