Tutor profile: Jill M.
Subject: Library and Information Science
Evaluating information is an important part of Information Literacy. In the past few years we have heard a lot about "fake news." What is fake news?
Fake news is biased or unverifiable information.
Which sociological theory proposes that people in society battle over scarce resources like money, power, and prestige and who was the founder of that theory?
Conflict theory, which Karl Marx is considered the father of.
Explain the bystander effect and give an example discussed in your textbook.
The bystander effect occurs when a person is held back from intervening in an emergency or helping a victim, because of the presence of others. An example is the murder of Kitty Genovese, in front of 38 bystanders, none of which intervened or called police.
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