Suggested Criterions for Evaluation of Websites Information Contents Reliability in the Internet
Volume 33, Issue 102, Pages 80-98
AbstractThe current study sought to feature authenticating scientific reliability of the information in the conceptual framework, while the field-goals attempted to identify and deal with the reality of this characteristic on Internet, and work to arrange the present culture of the users of the sites through providing suggested criteria. The main hypothesis of the research was tested through published information on websites. It has the lower reliability comparison with classical research. The researcher tested these hypotheses by content analysis of thirty one Arabic websites depending on six criteria identified. The first criterion of intellectual responsibility was identified by both writer and the publisher site, while the second criterion was identified by content, while the third criterion was also identified by the universality of coverage and the source of the aspects of the subject. The accuracy of the information criterion was considered the fourth one. The fifth criterion allocated date and finally was adopted substantive sixth as a criterion. Finally, the researcher resulted that the website administrators have no importance to update the information..
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