Online Credibility and Digital Ethos: Evaluating Computer-Mediated Communication
Release Date: December, 2012. Copyright © 2013. 461 pages.
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DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-2663-8, ISBN13: 9781466626638, ISBN10: 1466626631, EISBN13: 9781466626942
Digital technology plays a vital role in today's need for instant information access. The simplicity of acquiring and publishing online information presents new challenges in establishing and evaluating online credibility.
Online Credibility and Digital Ethos: Evaluating Computer-Mediated Communication highlights important approaches to evaluating the credibility of digital sources and techniques used for various digital fields. This book brings together research in computer mediated communication along with the affects digital culture and online credibility.
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This collection of scholarly writings is intended as a resource for anyone conducting online research. More specifically, it offers online researchers ways to evaluate the credibility of the broad variety of online sources of information that are rapidly growing in number and focus. For that reason, it will appeal to a diverse audience: academics and students, journalists, Web designers, information literacy specialists and more. General topics include design and arrangement, perceptions of online information, news and primary research, user-generated content, and games. Editors are Folk (multimodal composition and digital rhetoric), Kutztown U. of Pennsylvania), and Apostel (communication coordinator, Noel Studio for Academic Creativity, Eastern Kentucky U.).
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- Computer-Mediated Communication
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- Digital Technology
- Evaluating Credibility
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