Search Tools &
research is based on AND, OR, NOT
are looking for pages with information about �cats� and �dogs�, use AND.
you are looking for information only about �cats� and you want to exclude
everything that relate to �dogs�, use �cats� NOT �dogs�. If
you are looking for any of these, use �cats� OR �dogs�.
same applies using �+� or �-�.
you�re looking for the exact phrase use quotes �..�
tips: (using a search engine)
Try to re-order words, for example: �middle east� AND �journalism�
instead of �journalism� AND �middle east�.
If that�s still doesn�t give you anything, try synonymous words:
�middle east� and �media�
using capital letters can make a difference
If you are searching for a specific quote, use the quotes �
search engines let you use an asterix * if you�re not sure of spelling:
Tips for journalists
CHECK YOUR INFORMATION
tips that can help:
organisations are more likely to provide you with accurate information
then someone�s personal home page (identifiable with ~);
the �Who are we� or �About us�. You�ll find it on every web page;
there any information on the writer itself;
there a mentioning of a phone number or e-mail address you can contact;
is the text written: a business like approach or a more emotional approach;
use you�re brains-- does it make sense to you. Have you read the information
there any evidence for the content, for example links to other organisations?