Sample Coursework Paper on Critical Reading Report

Reviewed by: Michigan Law Review   Date reviewed: March 2013  
Author(s) of Article: Joshua  G. Hazan
Author’s Credibility  University of Michigan Law School and the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan  
Title of Article: Stop being evil: A proposal for unbiased Google Search
Date published: May 2014   Type: Note
Title of publication, volume (issue):  Unbiased Google Searches, Vol. 111: 789  
Keywords: Google Searches  
Audience(explain):

General/Expert

General. The information presented in the article targets any person using the Google, and not necessarily experts dealing with or accessing Google.
Purpose(explain):

Inform; Teach; Convince; Entertain; Sell; Other purpose

Inform- the article informs the audience about Google Searches

Teach- the article teaches the audience about search engines such as Google, Bing, and Yahoo;

Convince- the article convinces the audience that Google searches are biased and dominant, and overlook other engines such as Bing and Yahoo

Sell- the article sells Google to the audience as a major Internet search engine

Entertain: through the provision of detailed information on Internet search engines, the article entertains the audience.

Arguments and Key Points of the Article: Google is a great market power in core internet search; it has made vast Internet’s stores of information accessible to average users. However, Google remains unbiased in its searches, and this threatens the existence of other search engines such as Bing and Yahoo.
Quotes:

·         If you have 80 percent share of the market with barriers to entry, you have monopoly power.

·         Innovation has thrived online because the Internet’s architecture enables any and all users to generate new ideas, and technologies, which are allowed to succeed based on their own merits and benefits.

References of interest:

·         Diane Bartz & Malathi Nayak, Eric Schmidt Defends Google at Senate Antitrust Hearing,  Huffington Post(Sept. 21, 2011, 4:06 PM), https://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/09/21/eric-schmidt-google-antitrust-senate_n_974343.html.

 

·         Daniel A. Crane, Search Neutrality as an Antitrust Principle, 19 Geo. Mason L. Rev. 1199, 1203 (2012).