No one is above being questioned about the accuracy of their work, and those who write nonfiction may be especially scrutinized.
All about the beauty and pitfalls of using Google to research your book or other writing.
Is the internet today’s primary research tool? Can it, as it did for Weir, substitute for direct experience? The answer is—yes and no.
Facts which at first seem improbable will, even on scant explanation, drop the cloak which has hidden them and stand forth in naked and simple beauty. Galileo Galilei (1564–1642) Has the art of fact checking become as obsolete as phone books, cassette tapes, and floppy disks? Fact checkers are defined as employees or freelancers in…