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Getting right information to right audience

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Getting right information to right audience

To make sure your resource is clearly targeted, you might like to keep the following questions in mind as you write and edit:

  • Do you have a clear aim?
  • Is your target audience clear?
  • Is your resource easy to read?
  • It your resource well-organised, and nicely designed?
  • Is your resource targeted at the intended audience?
  • Is the content balanced and unbiased?
  • Is any critical information missing?
  • Does the draft contain any factual or grammatical errors?
  • Is the language appropriate for your audience?
  • Does the resource promote any harmful or inappropriate behaviours?
  • Does the resource feature practical information that can be implemented straight away?
  • Is information specific to how the child protection system works at present?
  • Have you included ideas to help solve a problem?
  • Does the resource help to dispel myths and misconceptions about the child protection system?
  • Is the publication date clear?
  • Have you included sources to establish the credibility of the information?
  • Does the resource refer readers to other support services or further information?

Note: please refer to your organisation’s procedures in relation to any disclaimers, or legal notices such as copyright, needed in your resource.