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Subject:Re: Competition judging From:Jacobs Chris <jacobs_chris -at- SMTPMAC -dot- BAH -dot- COM> Date:Fri, 4 Feb 1994 14:24:10 U
Issues of how judges should/shouldn't comment on pubs in a competition aside, I
wholeheartedly believe that pubs should be judged FIRST AND FOREMOST on how
well they serve the intended audience. Subject matter should be judged in
terms of audience relevance as well as accuracy of content itself.
However, the idea of judging a pub based on its utility to intended audience
could be problematic. How will a judge know what audience characteristics were
assumed by the author/s of pubs? Without a method to determine these
assumptions, judges really can't use audience utility/relevance as an
evaluation criteria. Any suggestions for a method?