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SOAN 300.8 - Community Based Research Project

Introduction

News outlets serve multiple functions. They will give you clues on what the general public thinks about the issues. They are also good sources to find stories from people in similar circumstances that you can use to add context to your arguments. 

Questions to ask yourself:

  • Where was the story publish? 
    • Both location and publisher
  • Who is telling the story? 
  • How did the journalist get their information? 
  • Can you find the original article?  

Databases

Online News Sources