6. Website Credibility through Information Accuracy – 14.3%

This category includes comments in which people expressed doubt about the information on the site. But this category also includes comments where people confirmed the accuracy of what they found on the site. In assessing accuracy, people often drew on their own knowledge. Samples of comments relating to information accuracy are below:

  • Most of the articles on this Website seem to be headline news that I have already heard, so they are believable. — F, 50, Ohio
  • I work at AOL Time Warner and read the article regarding accounting problems. It accurately quoted an internal memo from Dick Parsons and the general tone was positive, especially given the current business environment. — M, 45, New York
  • This site is totally based upon personal opinion and admittedly old data and unscientific methods. — F, 35, Colorado

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