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Archive for May 11th, 2010

Web Posting Response Assessment

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Not sure whether, or how, to respond to an article, blog, or comment you see online? Let this decision tree help you.

This web-based decision tree is adapted from the ‘U.S. Air Force Web Posting Response Assessment’ that was created by the Air Force Public Affairs Agency and put into the Public Domain. Click here to view the original (the chart is the last page of the PDF).

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May 11, 2010 at 2:26 am

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Evaluate: Balance

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Is the post positive and/or balanced?

YES NO

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May 11, 2010 at 2:11 am

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Evaluate: Relevance

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You have discovered an article, blog, comment about your organization, hobby, domain or interest. What is the date on the post, is the post still relevant?

YES NO

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May 11, 2010 at 2:11 am

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Evaluate: Concurrence

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You can provide a factual and well-cited response, which may agree or disagree with the post, yet is not factually erroneous, a rant or rage, bashing or negative in nature. You can concur with the item, let it stand, or provide a positive review.

Do you wish to respond?

YES NO

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May 11, 2010 at 2:10 am

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Evaluate: Trolls

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Is this a site dedicated to bashing and degrading others?

YES NO

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May 11, 2010 at 2:10 am

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Evaluate: Rager

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Is the posting a rant, rage, joke, or satirical in nature?

YES NO

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May 11, 2010 at 2:09 am

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Evaluate – Misguided

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Are there erroneous facts in the posting?

YES NO

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May 11, 2010 at 2:09 am

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