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This project is being wrote in ...... This work is about reliable sources so I, to come up with the problem statement, thought about which subject is more general and after that it was easy to come up with the problem statement. This report is being wrote for the subject writing skills that is inserted on the module Media in its context. This is the report that every student should do for this discipline. The report is about reliable sources and every aspect that can be involved in that subject, like how we can determine if a source is reliable. The client of this report is NedNets University

Management Summary This work is being made by me and I took place as a consultant and was asked to make a report for NedNets University, with the objective of helping all the students and staff to know how to use a reliable source and other subjects related with the issue. A source is also known as a reference and indicates where someone took the information from so the reader can check the credibility and search for furthers information. There are divers’ types of source like primary source (information retrieved directly from the subject of study) or secondary (information retrieved from primary or other secondary sources). To check if a source is reliable the author should look for certain aspects on the document like the author (check its credentials and if he/she is a specialist on the topic); Date of publication (Is a recent work/ up to date or out-of-date? Check for revisions); Edition or Revision (is it the most recent edition of the work? If it is not it means that an update or revision has been made); Publisher (If it is from a university it is likely a scholarly work); Title of the journal (Is it a popular or scholarly information?); Intended audience (Is it written for kids, university students or general public?) Writing Style (formal? Informal? Is it clear?). A source should be cited when the



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