Information & Research Instruction Suite (IRIS)

the e in aspect stands for evenness

Is there an equal treatment of perspectives?

scales representing balanceDoes the author recognize other points of view?

Is the information presented objectively, or does the author appear to have a bias in one direction? If so, is the bias acknowledged?

A source being biased does not necessarily mean you can't use it. However, if you detect a bias, you need to look for other viewpoints to ensure you are getting a range and balance of opinions on your topic.

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