Communication Studies 210, Information Cycle

 
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1. Place in order of time of publication. 1 = most current and least amount of time publish, 5 = most amount of time to assemble, review and publish:
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Website/Television/Radio
Scholarly journal article
Book
Newspaper article
Magazine article
2. Let’s pretend it is April, and you are preparing to research an event that happened in Haiti in January. How likely is it that you will find the following?
Highly LikelyHighly Unlikely
A book about January's event, comparing this event to others that have affected Haiti
A peer-reviewed study that investigates how the event has affected Haitian children, written by psychology researchers at a university
A short article featuring brief interviews with Haitians about how the event has affected their family, friends, and neighbors
3. You are writing about a topic that undergoes regular, ongoing research (i.e., a disease that many researchers study), and you want to find a variety of information about it. If you were going to research diabetes, you may decide you would like to find certain types of publications. Look through each option and check which publication types might be available for each: (Select all that apply)

BookScholarly journal articleMagazine articleNewspaper articleWebsite/Television/Radio
An in-depth overview of the disease diabetes, with lots of detailed information about the history of the disease, the countries most affected by the disease, causes, treatments, and so on, that was published within the last five years.
Brief, informal interviews with several doctors talking about possible directions for new diabetes research that was published within the last year.
Published findings of a peer-reviewed study about juvenile diabetes, done by researchers at a university or research hospital, that was published within the last four years.
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