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ENGL 101 - Franklin: Activity

Activity Instructions

Information sources vary in terms of purpose and audience, and differences among information sources will affect the way you approach your research. Take a look at the four information sources below, and answer these questions about each source:  

1. What is the purpose of this source? What information does it provide?

2. Who is the audience for this information?  

3. Would this source ever be useful for academic research? Why or why not?

Information Sources

Source #1: Kendrick Lamar's Facebook profile

Source #2: "Facebook"

Source #3: "The High Price of Facebook" (file below)

Source #4: "Examining Students' Intended Image on Facebook" (file below)


Amber Ballinger

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