ERIC Number: EJ617779
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Perceptions of Internet Information Credibility.
Metzger, Miriam J.; Flanagin, Andrew J.
Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, v77 n3 p515-40 Aut 2000
Seeks to assess people's perceptions of the credibility of various categories of Internet information. Finds that respondents considered Internet information to be as credible as that obtained from television, radio, and magazines, but not as credible as newspaper information. Explores the social relevance of the findings and discusses them in terms of theoretical knowledge of advanced communication technologies. (SC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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