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Is the author of the information named?
What are the author's qualifications and expertise?
Is there information about the author and/or a way to contact him or her?
Are there links to organization(s) supplying information to the website?
If there is neither author nor sponsor, is there a way to determine its origin?
Check for a header or footer showing affiliation.
Check the URL. http://www.fbi.gov
Check at the domain. .edu, .com, .org, .net
Check for an "About Us" link.
Is there a way to verify that the information is reliable and error-free?
Is there an editor or someone who verifies/checks the information?
Are sources of information cited and accurate?
Does the information show a minimum of bias?
Is the page designed to sway opinion?
Is the position clearly stated ?
Who sponsors the website?
Is the sponsor of the page reputable? How reputable?
Is there any advertising on the page, and does it relate to the information provided?