Article Review and Response

ARTICLE REVIEW AND RESPONSE 5

ArticleReview and Response

ArticleReview and Response

Article1

Thearticle presents a description of the countries that have bannedsocial networking as part of the online platforms that people canaccess. While social networking has gained important role andsignificance in the world, some countries still restrict their peoplefrom accessing the social sites. Ajibulu (2013) lists China and Asiancountries as the leading countries that have banned several socialnetworking websites and internet site. Ajibulu (2013) further liststhe websites that are banned and the countries they are banned.According to Ajibulu (2013), these countries do this because ofprivacy issues and the spread of content that is termed asobjectionable.

Whilethe article provides a proper description of the topic, it lacks theresearch on the background of the reasons why the websites are bannedin these countries. The article does not explore the opinion of theleaders of these nations as to why they ban social networking. Inaddition, the article does not provide the response of the companieswhose websites were banned in these countries. Despite thelimitations, the article provides an insight on a topic that theworld should be talking about in regard to basic human right ofaccess to information.

Article2

Thearticle explores the consequences of plagiarism. While the articledoes not define plagiarism, it gives the negative impacts of thevice. According to Ithenticate (n.d), plagiarism leads toprofessional, legal, ethical and personal consequences. Ithenticate(n.d) argues that student and professional reputation are destroyedby plagiarism. In addition, the article explores the legal andmonetary consequences of plagiarism as well as plagiarizing ofresearch as other repercussions. However, the article furtherdescribes the emergence of plagiarism detection software as thesolution to the plagiarism problem, by detecting the plagiarists.

However,this article excludes important information about the vice ofplagiarism. The article does not define or describe the problem ofplagiarism. The article does not explore the causes of plagiarism orthe reasons why people plagiarize the content of other people. Whilethe article is based on the consequences of plagiarism, it shouldexplore the problem by describing what it is and how people result ofit. Moreover, the article should explore how people commit the viceof plagiarism. This will help people understand the reasons for therepercussions and how each consequence applies.

Article3

Thisis a comprehensively done research about the Understandingand Teaching of the Responsibility of writers during the Writingprocess. The article is written by experts after a thorough study ofthe concept as it relates to writing across all the cultures.According to Limbu, McCool and Zeng (2013), the culture influencesthe type and level of writing by impacting on the dimensions ofcultural perspectives. The article provides the literature review ofall the past, researchers about the writing topic and the resultsthey found. Moreover, the article provides the conclusions made bythe writers in relation to writing across cultures.

However,the study does not carry a practical experiment to evaluate theimpact of culture on the writing perspectives and dimensions.However, the article provides an important review of the literaturethat is related to the topic and the principles behind it. Inaddition, the article provides a clear list of references from whichthe writers derived their content. Moreover, any content that isoutside the knowledge of the authors is cited in the article. Thismakes the article an authentic journal article that is reliable forresearch about the topic.

References

Article1

Ajibulu,A. (2013). Countrieswho banned social networking.RetruevedFrom,&lthttp://nigeriagoodpeoplegreatnation.blogspot.com/2013/04/countries-who-banned-social-networking.html&gtMarch 29, 2015

Article2

Ithenticate,N.d. 6Consequences of Plagiarism. RetruevedFrom,&lthttp://www.ithenticate.com/resources/6-consequences-of-plagiarism&gtMarch 29, 2015 Article3

Limbu,M., McCool, M.M., &amp Zeng Z. (2013). Writing Across Cultures:Understanding and Teaching Writer Responsibility and ReaderResponsibility Writing. Journalof Global Literacies, Technologies, and Emerging PedagogiesVolume 1, Issue 2, March 31, 2013, pp. 56-70. RetruevedFrom, &lthttp://joglep.com/files/3613/6478/7458/FINAL-ML__MM.pdf&gtMarch 29, 2015