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Purpose/Point of viewxxxxxxxxx

Was the material previously
published in another format?
When was it published or
last updated?
Are sources provided so
the information can be verified?
Who is responsible for the content?
Is there a way to contact that person
or organization?
What are the qualifications of the
author(s) or the people in the
responsible organization?
Are they experts on this topic?

Who sponsors the site?
Does the sponsorship affect
the contents of the site?
Is the point of view evident?
Is the site free of advertising?