Information can come from anywhere and everywhere! Social media, blogs, podcasts, personal experiences, interviews, books, journal and magazine articles, expert opinions, newspapers, and websites.
The type of information you need will of course vary depending on the question you are trying to answer.
Different assignments require you to search and find information from a variety of sources. This page will help guide you to understand where to go to find certain types of information.
As mentioned previously, media is a means of communication, such as radio and television, newspapers, magazines, and the internet, that reach or influence people widely.
In general, we can classify media in to three main categories:
Take a look through the following tabs to see examples of the different media available.
Social media can provide instant, far-reaching news faster than traditional news outlets or sources. But, you will need to be careful and vigilant as there is an increasing need to verify the accuracy of this information. Find more about evaluating information and checking facts.
Social networks or websites