GEN 499 General Education Capstone week 1

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The advancement in technology has made online information available to many people within a short time. However, it has come with challenges, which needs addressing in order to verify their reliability and accuracy. As more people get access to internet sources in relaying information, they are misled since they do not know the authenticity of the information. This poses danger to readers as they lack the ability to verify the information.

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Critiquing Internet Sources on Teen PregnancyGEN 499 General Education CapstoneSeptember 16, 2013IntroductionThe advancement in technology has made online information available to many people within a short time. However, it has come with challenges, which needs addressing in order to verify their reliability and accuracy. As more people get access to internet sources in relaying information, they are misled since they do not know the authenticity of the information. This poses danger to readers as they lack the ability to verify the information.Critiques BlogIn his blog, Memmott (2013) argues that teen pregnancies continue to decline across all nations. This is because of the drops in births among Hispanic teens. Similarly, the blogger argues that the rate of birth among teens has declined to half of what it used to be. It is a practical way to report a decline in case the current number is below the initial figure. Although there is a slight drop in the number of teen pregnancies, the blogger showed bias in generalizing the findings. The reduced birth rate among Hispanic teens does not provide sufficient information to generalize.However, the information is valid because it came from a reliable source, government statistics. The blogger did not use his information but rather reported already available information. This gives it validity because it came from a reliable source where there can be verification of information. Similarly, this information a

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