Type and Name
e.g. Newspaper: ‘The Times’
Comments (Usefulness/Key pages/key quotes/bias)
Developing Onshore Shale Gas and Oil Facts about Fracking
-Useful for facts not opinions
-Tends to be in favour of fracking. Too opinionated -Sets a good foundation to further research on topic.
13 December 2012
Fracking: Untangling fact from fiction
- Backs points with evidence
-Goes into detail compared with the government report.
08 January 2014
People living in fracking areas set to get more compensation
-Viewpoints of the public
- Good source for finding personal impacts fracking has on people.
03 September 2013
Fracking explained: opportunity or danger
-Good use of animation to show clearly how fracking is undertaken
-The video is a well-balanced argument.
-Reliable source and mostly facts are used in the video.
THE POSITIVE ALTERNATIVES TO FRACKING.
-Lists valid points, which will be, required in a sub section of me report.
-One sided but very useful because that is the viewpoint I will implement in my report.
6 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Renewable_energy_in_the_European_Union N/A
Renewable energy in the European Union
N/A ( online encyclopaedia)
-Gives a lot of illustrated diagrams
-A lot of statistical information
-Some information may need to be double-checked as on Wikipedia anyone can edit the post.
-Specific useful information given e.g. the number of wind turbines in the UK.
- Gives details of how wind turbines work.