Informal lecture notes.
Logic leaps (4/20 students in the class wear jeans… therefore…) and false assumptions (Facts or assumptions)
Avoid empty statements
Case in point:
July 2011: Hoax study correlated Intelligence Quotient (IQ) and Browser Usage, specifically asserting that Microsoft Internet Explorer users had a significantly lower I.Q. than other users.
November 2013: Samsung pays $1bn USD fine to Apple with 20 billion 5 cent coins.
Reported in most media outlet
Everything must be referenced.
Every statement must be justified.
Use quotation marks
Use time tags