Basic Technique: Domain Searches

Bram's picture

The simplest and quickest way to get sense of where site sits in the web ecosystem is to execute web searches on/about the site [domain name].

Since we want to find out what other sites are saying about the site while excluding what the site says about itself, we use special search syntax that excludes pages from the target site:

-site:[domain name]

from Web Literacy for Student Fact Checkers by Mike Caulfield,

Parent Chapter: 

Site Check I