Throught the Pew Internet & American Life Project, I came across some Web Evaluation reports by ConsumerReports WebWatch which may be of interest.
One, "Experts v Online Consumers" evaluates, using experts in the field, public health care web sites and finance web sites (eg Merrill Lynch, E-Trade, etc. ) for the consumer using criteria with which we are all familiar. It's worth a look!
" Consumer Reports WebWatch Consumer Reports WebWatch is a project of Consumers Union, the non-profit publisher of Consumer Reports magazine and ConsumerReports.org. The project is supported by The Pew Charitable Trusts, which invests in ideas that fuel timely action and results; the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, which promotes excellence in journalism worldwide and invests in the vitality of 26 U.S. communities; and the Open Society Institute, which encourages debate in areas in which one view of an issue dominates all others. Consumer Reports WebWatch's Web site launched April 16, 2002."