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credibility

The extent to which a researcher’s findings are compatible with data and conclusions extant in the scientific community. Credibility is a criterion for determining the “quality” or “trustworthiness” of qualitative research.
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Now that I've convinced you of the importance of credibility, you may be wondering, how do I manage this?
Under the new deal, Dun and Bradstreet will purchase Dun and Bradstreet Credibility Corp.
The earliest research on source credibility can be traced back to the studies investigating how the source characteristics influenced people's willingness to alter their attitudes toward certain topics (Hovland, Janis, & Kelly, 1953).
Our main contribution to the information credibility research is as follows.
The Media Credibility Index also gives an overview of the media discourse analysis over time, topics and themes for the leading current affairs anchors and programs.
Political scientists have studied the subject of credibility extensively.
The Media Credibility Index focuses on the relative credibility and believability of various media channels through which content is created.
According to Ohanian (1990), source credibility is "a term commonly used to imply a communicator's positive characteristics that affect the receiver's acceptance of a message" (p.
After reading the stories, the students rated the credibility of the original source and the portal.
An early beginning of credibility theory appeared in Mowbray (1914) and Whitney (1918).
He also challenges Lewis's congruence-truth relationship even under the assumption of the credibility of memory.